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TITLE: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Location: Conroe, TX
Would you like to work in a facility that will allow you to have work/life balance? Would you be interested in working at a small community hospital and have impact on outcomes and not be just an employee of a large system?
Would you want to live within an hour of Houston and have the access to a large city but live in an area that the hospital serves about 70K in the area?
If that sounds like the change you are looking for, please read on…
What they’re looking for:
•Graduate of a formal nuclear medicine technology program required.
•Current State of Texas license and current registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine and/or CNMT registry required.
•Basic Life Support certification required within 60 days of employment.
Hours and compensation potential:
•The position is full time. Schedule is 3-12hr shifts Sat/Sun/Mon. There is on call and the will need to be within 30 minute response time.
•Range is $35hr-$45hr depending on experience. Will receive on call pay and time and a half when called back in.
•A full benefits package is included.
What you’ll be doing:
•Under general supervision, prepares equipment and patients for Nuclear Medicine procedures, safely and accurately performs nuclear scans as ordered and directed according to established practices and procedures.
•Maintains safe environment to deliver high quality patient care and safely measure concentrations of radioactive isotopes in specified body areas.
•Prepare radioactive isotopes and calculate specific amount and type of isotope to be used for each examination.
•Operate radioisotope devices for calibrating isotopes and recording images.
•Assay quality of isotopes purchased; monitor for any possible contamination using Geiger counter.
•Ensure that all equipment is in proper working condition by use of “floods”, daily QC, and observation.
•Maintain records of tests conducted, test results, use and disposition of isotopes.
•Attends all meetings and in-services as required.
•Maintains patient confidentiality and appropriate handling of PHI.
•Maintains a safe work environment and reports safety concerns appropriately.
•Position is located an hour from Houston.
•Position reports to the Director and will be working with 1 other Nuclear Med Tech. They would like someone dual certified in Nuclear Med and X-Ray.
•Facility is about 120 beds, accredited, not-for-profit acute care community hospital along with the Rural Health Clinic.