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Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Per Diem Variable Shifts

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Adventist Health White Memorial is a unique faith-based teaching hospital serving East Los Angeles and the surrounding area. The non-profit, 353-bed hospital is committed to improving the health of the community by providing high quality and comprehensive care with inpatient and outpatient services. White Memorial has served the community for over 100 years, and today is regionally recognized for state-of-the-art technology and specialty care services provided by some of the best physicians in Los Angeles whose credentials include pioneering research, ivy-league education and a commitment to compassionate and culturally-competent care. In 2019 Adventist Health White Memorial won the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Visit AdventistHealthWhiteMemorial.org for more information about the hospital.Job Summary:Administers radiopharmaceuticals or radiation intravenously to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment. Administers medical substances for imaging or other procedures. Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation. Coordinates patient flow and maintains procedure quality control.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience:* Diploma/certificate from an accredited school of Nuclear Medicine: Required* Bachelors Degree in nuclear medicine technology or equivalent: PreferredLicenses/Certifications:* Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine from the state of practice: Preferred* Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT): Required* State specific license in Hawaii: Required* Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) Nuclear Medicine Technologist: Required* Venipuncture certification: Required in CA and HI* State Nuclear Med Tech (SNMT): RequiredFacility Specific License/Certifications:* Hospital Fire and Life Safety (HLFS): Required* American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or National Nuclear Med Tech (NMTCB): Required* Venipuncture (IV) certification: RequiredEssential Functions:* Prepares, administers, and measures radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepares stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculates doses to be administered by radiologists. Subjects patients to radiation. Executes blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques. Administers intravenous injections in accordance with established procedures.* Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation.* Documents all pertinent information regarding radioactive materials and surveys in accordance with departmental procedures.* Obtains pertinent patient information and disseminates subsequent patient preparation instructions to patient care areas.* Elevates questions, problems and significant challenges to more senior staff for direction or subject matter expertise.* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.#Tech-SJJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $45.75 - $68.57 per hourWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Adventist Health, Los Angeles , Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Per Diem Variable Shifts, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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