Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Work Status Details: REGULAR FULL TIME | 80.00 Hours Every Two Weeks
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
Listed is the base hiring salary range offered for this position. Actual salaries may vary depending on factors, including but not limited to skills and experience. The salary range listed is just one component of the total rewards/compensation package offered to candidates.
Min = $30.6681
Mid = $38.3352
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs examinations, on pre-mature neo-natal, neo-natal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients; administers radioactive material to patients for diagnostic exams and therapies; utilizes effective radiation safety practices; maintains record keeping in accordance with governing agencies; works closely with other staff to maximize efficiency and productivity.
Why Yuma Regional Medical Center?
Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is located in Yuma, AZ. Our purpose is building a healthier tomorrow. We strive by putting patients first as they are the center of every decision and action we take. YRMC is rooted in the community by living and breathing the dynamic nature of our region. Being committed to progress by constantly and consistently advancing healthcare, creating meaningful experiences and improving the lives of everyone around us.
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About Yuma, AZ
Named by the Guinness World Records as the Sunniest City on Earth with winters averaging temperatures of 70 degrees, sunny days and cooler nights.
Yuma, Arizona is a place to explore the great outdoors with hiking, jet skiing, boating and off-roading. Don’t forget to soak up the sun at the great Colorado River or one of Yuma’s many lakes.
Yuma is centrally located in Southwest Arizona, within a short drive to many popular attractions and destinations.
Bring your skills to one of the sunniest places on earth - Yuma, AZ!
Administers radiopharmaceuticals or radiation to patients to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment, under direction of provider; explains the procedures to the patient, answers the patient’s questions, and obtains the patient’s consent; injects (doses) patients with radioactive material.
Places radiopharmaceutical orders after reviewing provider’s orders; obtains and documents pertinent to patient history; calculates, measures and records radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received.
Determines the correct procedure for the study ordered; maintains the required records for dosing, decaying and disposing of radioactive material.
Performs required quality control on all cameras and dose measuring equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
* BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS)
* CERTIFIED NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST (CNMT)
* NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY (N)
* ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE
REQUIRED: 2+ years related experience
Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you up on interview.