Nuclear Lab Technologist, **per diem, Great Neck, Long Island**
Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: January 17, 2020
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nuclear Lab
Technologist, based in Great Neck, Long Island.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for
performing medically prescribed nuclear medicine procedures;
maintaining departmental standards in accordance with Policies and
Procedures, and up-to-date knowledge on new techniques and
procedures. This position works under limited supervision
independently performing Nuclear Medicine testing. Work situations
require a service-oriented individual. Procedures performed require
independent judgement, initiative, ingenuity, and strict adherence
to radiation safety management guidelines.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Demonstrates skill in equipment set-up, utilization and proper
maintenance procedure. Performs visual and manual quality control
checks of Nuclear Medicine equipment including monitors used for
routine dictation/reading of clinical images. Uses imaging and
peripheral equipment, in a safe and productive manner in accordance
with prescribed hospital, departmental and manufacturers
procedures. Observes and reports any malfunctioning of the
equipment and notifies appropriate persons in case of missing or
- Independently implements patient procedures in accordance with
departmental protocols and standards. Explains the procedure and
equipment to the patient clearly. Solves problems that arise during
patient examinations using both technical knowledge and innovation.
Alters examination to maximize information in response to patients
condition. Confers with other technologists concerning previous
- Follows accepted radiologic procedures and uses medical
information to determine type of protocol required for radiographic
examination. Consults policy and procedure manuals and/or other
reference materials as necessary to ensure actions conform to
established protocols. Follows special instructions indicated on
radiographic requisition. Recognizes need for and follows isolation
- Effectively assesses patients information and status, and
follows appropriate procedure(s) accordingly. Uses standard
procedures to identify the correct patient. Reviews patients
requisition and understands the type of exam required by each
requisition and confers with medical staff regarding clarification
- Operates hospital and radiology information systems as they
relate to nuclear medicine. Demonstrates knowledge of the hospital
and radiology information systems as they relate to radiology.
Selects appropriate patient information from HIS/RIS system in
accordance with HIPPA regulations. Accesses patient information;
schedules exams; appointment times; type of exam, patient reports,
etc Follows departmental HIS/RIS system procedures and protocol to
ensure orders are verified and processed to correctly.
Associates degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology . Completion of a
Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) recognized
nuclear medicine technology program. Certification/registration in
Nuclear Medicine (or eligibility) by either the: Nuclear Medicine
Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) ; The American Registry of
Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Bachelor's degree in nuclear medicine technology.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with
all levels of the organization.
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