Full-time Nuclear Medicine Technologist with the ability to perform a variety of imaging procedures and responsible for patient safety protocols. Credentialed x-ray technologist, proficient/registered in angiography, mammography or additional imaging modalities. Maintains a QI project. Position requires some on-call duties. Participates in CQI activities. Position requires some on-call duties.
Candidate must be available to work call some nights and weekends.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
Responsible for safe handling of equipment and films.
Instructs and prepares patients for roentgenographic and/or CT fluoroscopic examinations.
Selects appropriate equipment to use for procedure.
Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure - makes appropriate physician/nurse contact for intervention.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Makes appropriate decisions requiring special equipment and procedures such as: CT and U/S guided procedures, nuclear medicine procedures.
Selects proper protocols for a variety of examinations for patient safety and reduced exposure.
Sends images to the PACS system and completes study within the EMR system.
Practices good medical and surgical aseptic techniques.
Disclaimer: The the above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position.
High School graduate.
Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, either college affiliated or hospital trained.
Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Certified by the State of Wyoming to practice and administer radiation.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Nuclear Medicine preferred.
Works independently. Needs no mentoring.
Performs Call for Ultrasound, CT, and Nuclear Medicine.
Capable of performing Nuclear Medicine and one other Diagnostic Radiology procedures.
Performs independently Nuclear Medicine and one other Special Imaging modalities; Ultrasound, or CT.
Starts temporary IV sites for the injection of Special Imaging agents.
Current BCLS certification.
Working knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
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For over 100 years, Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been serving our community. Licensed for 88 beds, Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility located along the valley of the eastern slope of the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Sheridan, Wyoming. With sophisticated technology and services beyond what one might expect in a hospital this size, patients can take comfort ...in knowing they are receiving high quality care. Our patient satisfaction surveys tell us that we are providing exemplary service to our patients and their families. We are proud of our more than 600 experienced and caring employees. Over 45 physicians provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas.