TX - Nuc Med/CT Tech


181974
Fredericksburg, TX
Days

05/21/2021
90
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Looking for one contractor to fill this one roll; Nuc Med/CT Tech Under the guidance of the supervisor of nuclear medicine, will perform a full range of nuclear scans. Coordinate and participate in a variety of technical tasks, tests and determinations involving the utilization of radioactive materials and measurement instrumentation as well as Participates in technical duties directly involved with the CT scanner including developing, initiating, and monitoring procedures for the effective utilization of this unit.   Complies with ALL department and hospital policies and procedures. Perform quality control procedures on equipment and images, works with Chief Technologist on scheduling of any service and or preventative maintenance needed or required. Coordinate and participate in a variety of technical procedures to include in vivo and in vitro studies; operate radiation detection and measurement instrumentation including stationary imaging devices, scintillation gamma and apparatus for in vitro counting. Calibrate radiopharmaceutical materials for administration to patients. Calibrate instruments and review calibration data to detect trends indicating instrument malfunction. Calculate data to include results of patient studies and radioactive decay. Evaluate recorded images for technical quality. Process computerized image data to include function curves and reconstructed images. Perform Nuclear Cardiology studies including image acquisition and processing and monitoring patient vital signs. Performs EKG prep, tracing and monitors for obvious change during cardiac studies. Assume care for physical and psychological needs of patient of all ages during an examination, initiates life support measures for patient, if necessary. Responsible for working with Chief Technologist of Radiology to operate the Nuclear Medicine section of Radiology as cost effective as possible. Responsible for adherence to Hospital Dress code policy maintaining and presenting a professional appearance at all times Uses interpersonal skills effectively to build and maintain cooperative working relationships within and outside of the Radiology Department. Performs multiple Computed Tomography procedures. Explain procedures to patient before beginning. Maintains patient confidentiality according to HIPPA guidelines. Perform quality control procedures on equipment and images, works with Radiology Director and or Assistant Director and Chief Technologist on scheduling of any service and or preventative maintenance needed or required. Ensure adequate supplies on hand to perform any exams and invasive procedures. Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary. Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT scanners and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary. Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures. Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label. Maintain accurate patient records.
Facility Location
Fredericksburg

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