Travel Nuclear Medicine Tech

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Job Description: Primary Duties and Responsibilities: • Performs routine and specialized duties related to MRI imaging of patients and research subjects according to standard and research protocols and SOP’s. Ability to manipulate scan parameters based on clinical findings, and/or radiologist/ supervisor request.• Plans, coordinates, prepares and performs all quality control for the hot labs under supervision of the health physicist to include daily constancy, expanded constancy, quarterly linearity, annual accuracy, geometry after installation or relocation, well counter weekly wipes and monthly reports.• Possesses detailed understanding of MR physics and MR image quality.• Maintains receipt of radioisotope records for all clinical and research scans.• Maintain RAM log for all received doses and electronic records for hot lab.• Performs and records weekly exposure for hot lab sealed sources and mMR scanner phantom sealed source. Maintains decayed waste disposal procedure and radioactive waste storage logs.• Responsible for all radiation related activities in the RIC keeping direct communication with the Technical Supervisor.• Performs excellent patient care skills to include transport of doses between hot labs, explanation of procedures, IV placement, blood draw, ISTAT, injection of radiopharmaceuticals patient transport, scanning, completing RIS documentation, billing, image archiving, fusion, post processing, patient assistance with imaging reports, media, post imaging instructions.• Performs the MRI protocols that accompany the clinical PET scans and post processing. Know MRI parameter trade-offs, physics, anatomy, pathology, basic principles and trouble-shooting required to be an independent fusion technologist. Stays abreast of new protocols and technology. Experience & Skills: • 2-3 years experience working as a Nuclear Medicine Tech (NMT)• Performing a variety of Nuclear Medicine scans in a busy clinical environment with PET experience Licenses and Certifications: • Basic Life Support (AHA)• California Nuclear Medicine Technologist• Nuclear Medicine Certification (CNMT) from The Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board, or an R.T. (ARRT), (N) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT);• American Registry of Radiologic Technologist – R.T. (MR) (ARRT); or American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) – Certified MRI Technologist, preferred. RequirementsJob Description: Primary Duties and Responsibilities: • Performs routine and specialized duties related to MRI imaging of patients and research subjects according to standard and research protocols and SOP’s. Ability to manipulate scan parameters based on clinical findings, and/or radiologist/ supervisor request.• Plans, coordinates, prepares and performs all quality control for the hot labs under supervision of the health physicist to include daily constancy, expanded constancy, quarterly linearity, annual accuracy, geometry after installation or relocation, well counter weekly wipes and monthly reports.• Possesses detailed understanding of MR physics and MR image quality.• Maintains receipt of radioisotope records for all clinical and research scans.• Maintain RAM log for all received doses and electronic records for hot lab.• Performs and records weekly exposure for hot lab sealed sources and mMR scanner phantom sealed source. Maintains decayed waste disposal procedure and radioactive waste storage logs.• Responsible for all radiation related activities in the RIC keeping direct communication with the Technical Supervisor.• Performs excellent patient care skills to include transport of doses between hot labs, explanation of procedures, IV placement, blood draw, ISTAT, injection of radiopharmaceuticals patient transport, scanning, completing RIS documentation, billing, image archiving, fusion, post processing, patient assistance with imaging reports, media, post imaging instructions.• Performs the MRI protocols that accompany the clinical PET scans and post processing. Know MRI parameter trade-offs, physics, anatomy, pathology, basic principles and trouble-shooting required to be an independent fusion technologist. Stays abreast of new protocols and technology. Experience & Skills: • 2-3 years experience working as a Nuclear Medicine Tech (NMT)• Performing a variety of Nuclear Medicine scans in a busy clinical environment with PET experience Licenses and Certifications: • Basic Life Support (AHA)• California Nuclear Medicine Technologist• Nuclear Medicine Certification (CNMT) from The Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board, or an R.T. (ARRT), (N) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT);• American Registry of Radiologic Technologist – R.T. (MR) (ARRT); or American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) – Certified MRI Technologist, preferred.

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