The incumbent serves as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center with the responsibility of performing routine, specialized and new radionuclide studies for the diagnosis, treatment, and investigation of pathological disorders. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist duties will include, but not limited to: Responsible for all analysis and storage of patient study data. Responsible for assisting in crossing training of new technologist and interns in the operation of the gamma camera systems, computer systems, and radionuclide procedures. Troubleshoot clinical and/or instrumentation problems. Responsible for periodically assisting in updating portions of the Nuclear Medicine technical procedures manual. Assures all radiation safety procedures are complied within the service. Coordinates daily schedule and consults with other medical center personnel for availability for patient examinations. Schedules, receives patients patients to include verbal interview for demographic accuracy and education prior to procedure. Positions, monitors, and removes patient within the Nuclear Medicine Systems. Assists Radiation Safety Officer with multiple tasks. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday Day, Day Shift (hours vary based on clinic needs). Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598945500
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