Job Description

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  • Fusion (e.g. PET/CT), Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy

Performs Nuclear Medicine duties. Good patient relationship skills and customer service skills. Attention to details and accurate record keeping. Calculates, measures and records radiation dosage of radiopharmaceuticals received, used and disposed. Explains test procedures and safety precautions to patients and provides them with assistance during test procedures. Administers radiopharmaceutical or radiation to patients to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment. Receives, stores and disposes of radioactive materials, following radiation safety procedures. Schedules appointments and notifies appropriate parties of such action. Technologist must always wear radiation exposure badge, use safety equipment to limit exposure and use gloves, syringes and universal precautions at all times. Maintains records, NOPR and insurance duties. Collects and maintains records per hospital procedure and NRC requirements. Ensures insurance pre-authorization is obtained for all PET scans and unsealed source treatments. Enters charges for patient billing accurately. Oversees the scheduling of the scanner. Obtains CT scans, PET/CT scans and assists with diagnostic studies. Operates the scanner with diagnostic and therapeutic departments. Assists with biopsies, therapy planning and other procedures. Performs daily warm-up and safety checks according to procedure. Assists in collection of Quality Improvement data. Reports any machine malfunction to physicist, director or physician, reports any errors immediately. Trains and supervises student and/or other nuclear medicine techs.

Required Skills and Certifications

Graduate of an accredited School of Nuclear Medicine Technology program (ARRT or NMTCB). Minimum of three years nuclear medicine experience required, 2 years CT experience preferred. PET experience a plus. Current certification from the nuclear Medicine Technology Certifying Board (NMTCB) or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine is required. ARRT CT registered or PET certification preferred. Current American Heart Association BLS certification required.

Preferred Skills and Certifications

2 years CT experience preferred. PET experience a plus. ARRT CT registered or PET certification preferred.

Company Overview

At Phelps Health, our employees are important to us. Phelps Health offers highly competitive starting pay and a generous benefits package, which includes paid days off, 401k retirement plans and health insurance. Phelps Health provides benefits to our employees at a rate above the industry standard. Our Mission: To provide high-quality, accessible healthcare. Our Vision: Phelps Health will be a preferred health system. Our Values: Phelps Health CARES (Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Service)

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Job Details

  • Job Title: PET CT Technologist- OPEN TO NEW GRADS

  • Company: Phelps Health

  • Web Site: CLICK HERE

  • Facility: Delbert Day Cancer Institute

  • Job Number: 20223

  • Location: Rolla, MO

  • Job Type: Full Time

  • Duration: Permanent

  • Visa Waiver: Not Available

  • Posted: 5/10/2022

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