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Prime Healthcare Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PRN) in Blue Springs, Missouri

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! St. Mary’s Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. Our passion to develop and maintain a culture where our staff and providers feel valued, engaged, and respected has led to our ability to consistently deliver exceptional patient care to our community and be the place you want to work.

St. Mary’s Medical Center, a 2020 Watson Health Top 100 Hospital, is a faith-based, 137-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Surgical Services, Acute Rehabilitation Services, Interventional Cardiology, and outpatient services. St. Mary's Medical Center has provided high-quality compassionate care to the residents of Blue Springs and Eastern Jackson County for more than 40 years.

St. Mary's, one of Kansas City’s best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home, providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities. We’ve received the Healthgrades “Patient Safety Excellence Award 7 year in a row and are regularly recognized by Leapfrog Group with an “A” safety grade.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. Know Your Rights:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

We are seeking aNuclear Medicine Technologist (PRN),also referred to as a Nuclear Med Tech at St Mary’s Medical Center a member of Prime Healthcare. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will perform diagnostic imaging procedures and therapeutic treatments using radioactive materials. They help in the diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions by providing valuable information about the structure and function of organs and tissues within the body using nuclear medicine imaging techniques. Their expertise in radioactive materials, imaging technology, patient care, and radiation safety contributes to the delivery of high-quality healthcare services in our hospital. This position is on a per diem basis, meaning PRN.

Shift’s Available: Variable options

Employment Type:Per Diem (PRN)

Hours:Varied

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • prepare radioactive materials, known as radiopharmaceuticals, for administration to patients, measure and mix the appropriate doses of radioactive isotopes with pharmaceutical compounds, ensuring accuracy and safety

  • administer radiopharmaceuticals to patients through various routes, such as intravenous injection, oral ingestion, or inhalation

  • perform a variety of imaging studies using specialized nuclear medicine equipment, which may include

  • Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)

  • Planar Scintigraphy

  • operate imaging cameras and detectors to capture images of radioactive tracers as they accumulate in specific organs or tissues within the body

  • adhere to strict radiation safety protocols to minimize radiation exposure to patients, staff, and yourself, ensure that all radioactive materials are handled, stored, and disposed of safely and in accordance with regulatory guidelines

  • perform quality control checks on imaging equipment and radiopharmaceuticals to ensure optimal image quality and diagnostic accuracy, this may involve calibrating equipment, conducting quality assurance tests, and troubleshooting technical issues

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • current State Nuclear Medicine License issued by CDPH, A.R.R.T. or N.M.T.C.B. Certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology required

  • one year of acute, clinical radiology experience is preferred

  • at least one year of experience as a nuclear medicine technologist preferred

  • knowledge of mobile and stationary Radiographic / Fluoroscopic equipment preferred

  • extensive knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology is required

  • graduate of a program accredited by JRCNMT or CAMRT

  • current BCLS (AHA) required

  • proficient computer skills

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FacilitySt. Mary's Medical Center

LocationUS-MO-Blue Springs

ID2024-167541

CategoryClinical Tech

Position TypePer Diem

ShiftVariable

Job TypeNon-Exempt

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