Nuclear Medicine Technologist - PRN (as needed) WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56325

Position Summary:

General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Nuclear Medicine Team Leader, performs a variety of routine and advanced clinical diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures at an intermediate to beginning specialist skills and knowledge level.


Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Performs diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures. Prepares radiopharmaceuticals for administration to patients. Determines appropriate dosage required based on study to be performed.
2 Obtains patient history, reviews patient condition and administers accurate radiopharmaceutical dosage following established departmental procedures. Monitors patient during procedure and reports any unusual occurrences to appropriate personnel.
3 Introduces and demonstrates new techniques, equipment, and research findings to staff.
4 Checks equipment, supplies and accessories on a regular basis.
5 Processes images including evaluating images for technical quality.  
6 Schedules cases to coordinate with other patient examinations.
7 Positions and transfers patients safely and comfortably and explains basic procedure.
8 Immobilizes patients as necessary and practices radiation safety procedures.
9 Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.


Required Skills

Associate's Degree

Nuclear Medicine Technologist certification required

BLS Certification Required

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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