Northwell Health Nuclear / Cardio-Nuclear Technologist - Temporary in Mount Kisco, New York
Req Number 002TDX
Medicine apparatus and auxiliary equipment. Produces diagnostic scans for
physician interpretation. Under the supervision of a Nuclear Cardiologist,
performs various nuclear cardiology
Prepares patient for examination.
Explains procedure in layman terms to relieve patient of anxiety.
Ensures patient is screened according to protocol, and assures consent for the procedure has been obtained, when necessary.
Positions patient on examination table for optimum testing procedure and conditions.
Performs nuclear and nuclear cardiology procedures as prescribed by ordering physician.
Sets-up equipment to administer prescribed procedure in timely fashion.
Calculates, prepares and dispenses radiopharmaceuticals to patient. Documents radiopharmaceuticals dispensed.
Monitors patient condition during examination, recognizing and reporting abnormal changes.
Obtains images of anatomical area of interest, utilizing proper techniques to ensure appropriate views are captured.
Collects all pertinent data and calculations for physician interpretation.
May determines need for more extensive evaluations beyond preliminary instructions.
Acknowledges and reviews images in computer system. Ensures accuracy of all patient data. Processes imaging and prints CDs, as required.
Gathers previous related patient reports, as required.
Performs regular maintenance and calibration of Nuclear Medicine apparatus and auxiliary equipment.
Adheres to Infection Control guidelines in the performance of duties. Maintains cleanliness of work area, equipment and accessories.
Performs related duties as required. *ADA Essential Functions Qualifications
of an accredited Nuclear Medicine program, required.
New York State Department of Health licensure as a Nuclear Medicine
(N) registration with American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) OR CNMT registration with Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, required.
Prior Nuclear Medicine experience, preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively, required.
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