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Phoenix Children's Hospital Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Phoenix, Arizona

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Nuclear Medicine

Category: Radiology/Imaging Svcs

Location: Phoenix

Posting #: 617221

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position performs diagnostic nuclear medicine imaging procedures to provide data for diagnosis of disease and injuries in accordance with all applicable standards, regulations and licensing requirements.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team

  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication

  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals

  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future

  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  • This position receives supervision of work activities from the Manager, Diagnostic Imaging. This position does not supervise any other position.

  • Assists in training of imaging students, as needed. Provides nuclear medicine safety lectures to all hospital staff members, as needed.

  • Maintains professional and technical competency through constantly pursuing knowledge and self-improvement by remaining apprised of current literature, practices, and new developments in the fields covered by diagnostic imaging.

  • Participates in the evaluation and development of new procedures and protocols for imaging sequences and quality improvement initiatives. Proactively evaluates practices and assists to create and implement changes to increase and enhance the effectiveness of methods.

  • Performs diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures and imaging tests as prescribed. Determines proper technique and positioning to ensure optimal results in accordance with all applicable standards and procedures.

  • Performs finalizing functions, including, but not limited to, limited coding using radiology information system (RIS) to provide for timely and accurate patient information and charge capture. Archives records in accordance with Radiologist specifications.

  • Performs regular equipment calibration and maintenance in accordance with established instructions. Identifies and troubleshoots malfunctions to ensure continuous proper and safe operations. Reports service needs and preventive maintenance issues as appropriate.

  • Provides nuclear medicine safety information and lectures to patients and families to ensure thorough understanding of procedure protocols.

  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Phoenix Children’s also provides aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.