Nuclear Medicine and CT Technologist - AdventHealth Kissimmee
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Kissimmee
AdventHealth 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
AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient tower, and new main entrance
You Will Be Responsible For:
Utilizes two patient identifiers to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination. Reviews and ensures physician requests meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements.
Ensures equipment has met all quality control requirements and, working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age-specific care techniques in a safe and responsible manner.
Evaluates image quality to ensure good technical and diagnostic detail.
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.
Performs a wide range of Nuclear Medicine and CT procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition, scanners, injectors and computer processing in assigned area.
What You Will Need:
Current valid Florida state license as:
Nuclear Medicine Technologist and Computed Tomography,
OR Nuclear Medicine Technologist and General Radiographer
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) through the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB),
OR ARRT - N through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
ARRT â“ CT through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Associate degree or higher in health-science-related field (Preferred)
PET-CT experience (Preferred)
Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for Nuclear Medicine (NM) studies and ionizing radiation for CT studies for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans. Performs a variety of responsibilities that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.
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