Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Nuclear Medicine – Kissimmee – PRN
Florida Hospital Kissimmee seeks to hire a Nuclear Medicine Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital Kissimmee is a 163 bed community-focused hospital, conveniently located near Walt Disney World. The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties. At the heart of our latest expansion is a new, three-story tower featuring 80 expansive, private patient rooms and a host of modern amenities and technologies. Because we believe family support is an essential part of health and healing, we've included large, beautifully decorated family waiting areas with the comforts of home. Plus, each patient room includes ample space for visiting loved ones to relax, work and sleep.
Under supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans. Assumes a variety of responsibilities that will require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. Authorized and delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge of Scintigraphy equipment, Acquisition computers, and processing stations
Knowledge of Hot Lab equipment
Ability to learn and master new tasks related to Image Quality and Radiation Safety
Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
Associate's degree or higher in health science related field (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current valid State of Florida license as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CMNT OR
ARRT-N (American Registration of Radiologic Technologists)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Identifies patients by using Florida Hospital's approved guidelines to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination. Reviews and ensures physician request meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements. Prepares appropriate radionuclide for procedure, explains procedure to patient, and aseptically administers radionuclide using universal BSI principles. [Exam Supervision and Administration]
Ensuring that equipment has met all quality control requirements and working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age-specific care techniques (see competencies) in a safe and responsible manner, and evaluates image quality to insure good technical and diagnostic detail. [Image Quality and Documentation])
Presents completed exam and any patient historical data to radiologist/cardiologist for review. Assists with image manipulation or additional imaging as requested. Assists patient with dressing, answering any questions the patient may have regarding their exam and expectations of results, and releases patient with directions to exit the hospital if needed. [Personal Productivity and Accountability]
Performs a wide range of Nuclear Medicine procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing in assigned area. Learns and adapts to new technology and helps develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students. [Clinical Competence]
Maintains room in ready status by keeping room neat, supplies well stocked and equipment prepared for next patient. Initiates and documents work order requests for any equipment that is not functioning properly. [Safety and the Environment of Care]
Plans and manages time in order to accurately perform and enter into the Nuclear Medicine Information System and Order Communication System all required quality control, patient radionuclide administration data and exam charges by the end of each work day. Cancels and updates orders as changes are incurred. Always confirms proper examination/patient assignment on PACS images before releasing images for interpretation. Immediately follows up to correct any erroneous accession numbers in the PACS system, utilizing PACS support staff to accommodate corrections. For ‘after hours’ exams, transmits additional medias as required by Radiologist for interpretation (required paperwork is in PACS). Always notifies RF when transmitting ‘after hours’ exams. [Data Processing]
Consistently attends department meetings and promotes positive dialogue with respect to meeting or exceeding department objectives. Is fully accountable for active listening, seeks to understand all agenda items and provides feedback when requested. [Department Meeting Attendance]
Maintains a knowledge and understanding of the Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) for the department. Actively participates in patient satisfaction initiatives. Is aware and utilizes patient service recovery when appropriate. [Performance Improvement]
Performs other duties assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of department
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Nuclear Medicine Technologist opportunity with Florida Hospital Kissimmee and apply online today.
Nuclear Medicine Tech., Nuclear Medicine, Kissimmee
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.