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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Nuclear Med Technologist in Tacoma, Washington

Nuclear Med Technologist

St Joseph Medical CenterTacoma, Washington

Requisition ID 2022-238073 Employment Type Part Time Department Nuclear Medicine Hours/Pay Period 64 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 0730 - 1600 Remote No Category Radiology

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits (Some benefits not eligible for Per Diem positions):

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External Candidates

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Tuition Assistance for c2021-151035areer growth and development

  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify TheftCommute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Operates nuclear detection and imaging equipment and prepares radiopharmaceuticals for nuclear radiologic studies to provide the physician diagnostic images of the structure and function of the heart or other organs and body structures to identify and/or plan appropriate treatment for the patient’s condition.

Incumbents use a gamma scintillation camera, or scanning imaging devices to monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the administered radiopharmaceutical drugs localize. Work is performed under the strict safety/regulatory/license departmental standards and protocols.

Incumbents are also accountable for maintaining quality control for all imaging equipment and radioactivity assaying devices and maintaining their knowledge of the frequent technological and innovative changes in the field of nuclear medicine through participating in continuing education, seminars, meetings and in-services.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepares equipment for imaging tests, based on physicians’ orders and in adherence to department safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results.

  • Prepares patient and performs nuclear medicine procedures.

  • Maintains records and logs as required by department protocols and licensure requirements.

  • Disposes of and stores radioactive materials as required by law.

  • Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technologist program resulting in an associate's degree or bachelor’s degree.

License/Certification:

  • Washington State certification as a Radiologic Technologist.

  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (N).

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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