St. Mary's Good Samaritan Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Description

Role Purpose:

Under supervision, perform a variety of clinical diagnostic nuclear medicine tests.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing radiology-nuclear medicine services for patient population served.
  • Interpret physician's order to determine appropriate radiopharmaceutical and dosage for procedure.
  • Prepare radiopharmaceutical solution while observing quality control guidelines and strict safety standards. Consult with physician or supervisor when necessary.
  • Administer radiopharmaceutical solution to patient while adhering to prescribed aseptic techniques.
  • Operate various scanning devices to measure and record on film radioactive solution concentrations in specified anatomical areas. Ensure quality, cost efficient films with minimal discomfort to the patient.
  • Perform laboratory tests as directed and compute and record test results.
  • Dispose of radioactive material in a safe, prescribed manner. Maintain rooms and equipment in a clean, orderly, and contamination-free condition and ensure an adequate inventory of supplies used.
  • Maintain and enhance professional skills and remain abreast of current or revised nuclear medicine techniques/technologies by attending educational programs, seminars, conferences, or workshops.
  • Display professional and therapeutic behavior towards patients and coworkers in keeping with the philosophy of the Hospital. Maintain confidentiality regarding patient information at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensure (ARRT or NCTCB) signifies education requirements have been met. Bachelor's degree preferred. Registry eligible incumbent must show verification of graduation from an accredited program (i.e., OU).
  • Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine (N) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist or registry eligible. Registry eligible incumbent must obtain registry within 24 months of graduation.
  • Current CPR (Heartsaver).

About SSM St. Anthony's Hospital

St. Anthony Hospital is a 601-bed regional referral facility specializing in cardiology, oncology, surgery and behavioral medicine. The hospital, established in 1898, is located in Midtown Oklahoma City and serves the needs of Central Oklahoma, as well as many counties throughout Oklahoma, through its large rural affiliate network of hospitals. Four St. Anthony Healthplex campuses provide convenient emergency and outpatient service access to the outlying communities of the metropolitan area. St. Anthony added urgent care services in May 2015 at St. Anthony North. St. Anthony has received numerous awards including the Oklahoma Quality Award for Excellence, Certified Healthy Business, Premier QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare Citation of Merit, among others. Healthsights ranks St. Anthony at performance levels for quality and patient satisfaction higher than local competitors and many national health care organizations.

Organization: St. Anthony Hospital

Primary Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-St. Anthony Hospital

Work Locations: St. Anthony Hospital (0040) 1000 N. Lee Ave Oklahoma City, 73102

Job: Clinical Support & Technical Services

Req ID: 18005397