Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Nuclear Medicine – Kissimmee – Per Diem(
Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Nuclear Medicine – Kissimmee – Per Diem
Kissimmee seeks to hire Nuclear Medicine Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital Kissimmee is an 83-bed community-focused hospital, conveniently located near Walt Disney World. The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties. Florida Hospital Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient tower, and new main entrance.
Under supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans. Assumes a variety of responsibilities that will require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. Authorized and delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge of Scinitgraphic equipment, Acquisition computers, and processing stations
Knowledge of Hot Lab equipment
Ability to learn and master new tasks related to Image Quality and Radiation Safety
Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
Associate's degree or higher in health science related field (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current valid State of Florida license as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist)
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CMNT OR
ARRT-N (American Registration of Radiologic Technologists)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Identifies patients by using Florida Hospital's approved guidelines to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination. Reviews and ensures physician request meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements. Prepares appropriate radionuclide for procedure, explains procedure to patient, and aseptically administers radionuclide using universal BSI principles. [Exam Supervision and Administration]
Ensuring that equipment has met all quality control requirements and working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age-specific care techniques (see competencies) in a safe and responsible manner, and evaluates image quality to insure good technical and diagnostic detail. [Image Quality and Documentation]
Presents completed exam and any patient historical data to radiologist/cardiologist for review. Assists with image manipulation or additional imaging as requested. Assists patient with dressing, answering any questions the patient may have regarding their exam and expectations of results, and releases patient with directions to exit the hospital if needed. [Personal Productivity and Accountability]
Performs a wide range of Nuclear Medicine procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing in assigned area. Learns and adapts to new technology and helps develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students. [Clinical Competence]
Maintains room in ready status by keeping room neat, supplies well stocked and equipment prepared for next patient. Initiates and documents work order requests for any equipment that is not functioning properly. [Safety and the Environment of Care]
Plans and manages time in order to accurately perform and enter into the Nuclear Medicine Information System and Order Communication System all required quality control, patient radionuclide administration data and exam charges by the end of each work day. Cancels and updates orders as changes are incurred. Always confirms proper examination/patient assignment on PACS images before releasing images for interpretation. Immediately follows up to correct any erroneous accession numbers in the PACS system, utilizing PACS support staff to accommodate corrections. For
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to ...heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.