Title: Nuclear Med Technol
Department Org: Heart Station – 109070
Employee Classification: B5 – Unclass Full Time AFSCME HSC
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME HSC
Primary Location: Health Science Campus Hospital
Start Time: 8:00AM End Time: 5:30PM
On Call: False
As a member of the health care team, the Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs procedures on adult and geriatric patients. Advises and collaborates with Heart and Vascular Center personnel, physicians, nursing staff, ancillary hospital departments and satellite hospitals to perform safe, quality, diagnostic procedures and to provide superior patient care. Performs and adheres to all Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine procedures and protocols. Maintains Cardiac Nuclear Medicine equipment for diagnostic imaging, quality and safety. Adheres to and implements all the NRC, the State of Ohio, and JCAHO regulations and recommendations.
All employees must adhere to the following at all times:
• Employee is expected to adhere to UTMC Service Values including iCare standards at all times.
• Adheres to hospital policies and procedures as well as addresses patient safety, performance improvement, and quality of care issues.
1. Adheres to all radiation safety issues related to Radiopharmaceuticals by wearing badges.
2. Adheres to NPSG 07.01.01 by effectively washing hands when going from one patient to the next.
• Knowledgeable about patient safety and quality of care issues. Able to recognize safety issues in the department and handles incidents per institutional and/or departmental policies and procedures. If safety issues were identified; all issues were handled timely and appropriately.
• Department education and training focus has a direct impact on patient safety and reduces unsafe working conditions for employees.
• Employee attends and follows all department specific safety education and training in an effort to create a safe work environment.
1. Recognizes Frayed Cord:
Reports equipment dysfunction in timely manner.
Make sure alternate process is in place and action is taken.
Reduces adverse results or impact to patient care and the employee.
2. Recognize exposure to Blood:
Worked as a team to limit exposure and create a safe work environment.
Safety concerns: The manager has been timely with staff training and education.
Wiping up spills.
3. Follows standardized approach for handoff communication
Follows policy and Standard of Care for communication including the opportunity to ask and respond to questions.
Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Indicate minimum required to qualify or perform this job.)
1. Associate degree or higher in Allied Health Field.
2. ARRT registered.
3. Must be licensed in the State of Ohio
4. One year experience in Nuclear Cardiology with emphasis in SPECT Imaging and computer
5. Must hold CPR certification.
6. Physical requirements:
a) visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision when applicable;
b) ability to hear (with or without aides)
c) ability to orally communicate
d) good manual dexterity
e) ability to push, pull, roll, and transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally
f) ability to stand, walk frequently
g) ability to bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently; and
h) ability to perform CPR (if a required for position).
Required Communication and other skills:
1. Exhibits accuracy, integrity and flexibility; is punctual and dependable.
2. Possesses organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
3. Demonstrates ability to work with self-direction and effectiveness under minimal supervision.
4. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills; possesses group facilitation skills.
Conditions of Employment:
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
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