- The technologist maintains the Department in a state of regulatory compliance at all times.
- The technologist performs a wide spectrum of both diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures that require the safe and effective utilization of radioactive materials in patients of all ages.
- Assists the nuclear physician in the use of radionuclides for therapeutic purposes using prescribed safety standards and in accordance with the QMP (Quality Management Program) submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
- Performs diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures on patients inclusive of organ imaging and function studies.
- Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients demonstrating knowledge of and adherence to state and federal regulations and 797 standards. Documents radiopharmaceutical administration data in the NMIS computer system including adverse reaction and pregnancy/breast feeding status.
- Prepares studies for interpretation ensuring that all proper dosage information, patient history, diagnostic information, image labeling, formatting, associated paperwork, and transfer to the PAC system is complete.
- Sets up equipment and positions patients for bone mineral density studies in accordance with Departmental procedures.
- Upon completion of a procedure properly cleans and organizes the room and performs any necessary equipment cleaning in accordance with Departmental policies.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the Medical Center s and Department s policies. Makes decisions based on good judgment and the patient s condition to best service the patient and the Medical Center.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the hospital SMS system; is able to enter/delete orders, complete orders and charges, check patient status and information.
- Verifies patients identification in accordance with hospital policies, checks physicians orders, and verifies appropriateness of study prior to the administration of any radionuclide.
- Graduate of an AMA accredited Nuclear Medicine program.
- Must hold or be eligible for a NJ state licensed in Nuclear Medicine Technology and must be registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Radiology Technologists Nuclear Medicine (ARRT--N) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).
- Maintains BLS Health Care Provider course completion status
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