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Nuclear Med Tech- per diem

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   5/10/2017
Job Title: 
Nuclear Med Tech- per diem
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Burien
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Nuclear Med Tech- per diem** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** Operates nuclear detection and imaging equipment and prepares radiopharmaceuticals for nuclear radiologic studies to provide the physician diagnostic images of the structure and function of the heart or other organs and body structures to identify and/or plan appropriate treatment for the patient’s condition. Incumbents use a gamma scintillation camera, or scanning imaging devices to monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the administered radiopharmaceutical drugs localize. Work is performed under the strict safety/regulatory/license departmental standards and protocols. Incumbents are also accountable for maintaining quality control for all imaging equipment and radioactivity assaying devices and maintaining their knowledge of the frequent technological and innovative changes in the field of nuclear medicine through participating in continuing education, seminars, meetings and in-services. **Essential Duties:** + Prepares equipment for imaging tests, based on physicians’ orders and in adherence to department safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results. + Prepares patient and performs nuclear medicine procedures. + Maintains records and logs as required by department protocols and licensure requirements. + Disposes of and stores radioactive materials as required by law. + Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies. **Additional Responsibilities:** + Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Experience:** + Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technologist program resulting in an associate's degree or bachelor’s degree. **License/Certification:** + Washington State certification as a Radiologic Technologist. + Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (N). + Current healthcare provider BLS Certification. **Job** Radiology/Imaging **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-BURIEN-HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 1 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0111268
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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