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Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Description

Introduction

Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's South Austin Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

St. David's South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary for the Nuclear Medicine Technologist

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist provides services using radionuclides to assist in the diagnosis or treatment of disease. The technologist demonstrates knowledge of the human structure and functions, patient care, positioning, principles of nuclear medicine, radiation protection and specialized techniques. The images are produced and in accordance with the ARRT and CNMT standards. Furthermore, the technologist will perform procedures and QC Test within the guideline set by the Bureau of Radiation Control, South Austin Hospital's Policies and Procedures Manual and the Radioactive Materials License (RAML). Maintains professional judgment and conduct that is complimentary of the ARRT Code of Ethics and St. David's Healthcare Values.

Responsibilities of the Nuclear Medicine Technologist

  • Perform Nuclear Medicine exams in accordance with SDMC Medical Imaging protocols.
  • Administer prescribed pharmaceutical grade radioactive materials to patients as outlined by state/federal regulations.
  • Demonstrate appropriate radioactive materials safety measures for self, other staff and patients as outlined by state/federal regulations.
  • Explain procedures to patients prior to exam.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with equipment used for NM exams (Spect Cameras, and PACS).
  • Ensure availability of physician for procedures requiring the administration of medications and supervision.
  • Perform duties to maintain department functions such as QC checks.
  • Maintain required documentation regarding radioactive materials, both upon receipt and prior to administration.
  • Perform surveys and document findings of work area, patient rooms, and radioactive waste storage area at appropriately scheduled intervals.
  • Adhere to policies related to Standard Precautions, Infection Control, and Radiation Safety guidelines as described by TDHS and Joint Commission.
  • Work with Radiation Safety Officer in maintaining quality control and quality assurance guidelines to ensure all regulatory standards are met, i.e., Texas Dept. of Health and Bureau of Radiation Control.

Qualifications for the Nuclear Medicine Technologist

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate from an approved Joint Review Committee on Education Program in Nuclear Medicine Technology program or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:

  • One year of experience as a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist preferred

LICENSED/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:

  • Certified or Temporary Certified by Texas Department of State Health Services as a Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (CNMT) or Certified in nuclear medicine by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (N) or Board eligible to take the CNMT or ARRT (N) examinations within 24 months
  • Is a graduated from an approved Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT) and eligible to take the CNMT or ARRT (N) within 24 months
  • BLS required per St. David's HealthCare policy 

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

St. David's South Austin Medical Center, which is part of St. David's HealthCare. We are a 368-bed acute care facility offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties. Our services include a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program; advanced trauma care with a Level II trauma center; comprehensive cardiac, stroke and orthopedic programs; full-service maternity and newborn care; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is affiliated with the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. We offer advanced robotic services for orthopedics, open heart and lung surgery, complex GI surgery, surgical oncology, general surgery, colorectal surgery, and urology. It was one of the first hospitals in Central Texas to combine the use of CT imaging and robotics to detect early stage lung cancer.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status


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