POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
Prepares, positions, and scans patients for Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT exams. Prepares and administers radioactive isotopes, and operates Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT imaging equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the jobâ™s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
Performs high quality Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT imaging exams utilizing ACR guidelines to obtain the desired diagnostic patient information for the Radiologist.
Complies with the State of Colorado guidelines for radiation safe practice in the handling of radiopharmaceuticals.
Performs quality control procedures to ensure optimal performance of all Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT, and radiation hot lab equipment.
Practices safe handling of radioactive materials according to State of Colorado regulations to ensure minimal radiation exposure to self and others.
Performs record keeping, customer service functions, and communicates feedback in order to ensure goals of the department are met and operation runs efficiently.
Participates in various teaching and/or learning opportunities in order to further knowledge and to assist in expanding the knowledge of others.
Maintains constructive collaborative communication with patients, patient's family, physicians, co- workers, and other members of the health care team to contribute to continuity of care.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
One to two years of Nuclear Medicine experience required. Training and experience in more than one modality preferred.
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association.
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, or ARRT (N).
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
Internal Number: 7998
About Vail Health
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.