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Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PRN)

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Manager and Chief Technologist, this position is responsible for providing Nuclear Medicine Images of technical detail, requiring independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in producing quality nuclear medical exams, and providing clerical services to the diagnostic imaging department. CLINICAL PRACTICE SKILLS Adheres reliably to all accepted patient safety standards. Makes value-added resource decision for patient care with respect to supplies, equipment and acuity of care. Always ensures accurate documentation including completion of all required forms, sign, date, time and legibility of all documentation.# Scan all documents as needed/required. Delivers, documents and oversees patient care in accordance with AVH policy, procedure, protocol and TJC or CMS standard interpretation.# Demonstrates ability to prioritize all aspects of patient safety and National Patient Safety Goal requirements. Maintains complete clinical competence for all patient care delivered in the patient care setting and for all specific radiology technician modalities assigned.# Maintains appropriate education and certification requirements for role and radiology technician accountability Implements correct charging procedures and monitors daily for accurate charging in the department.# Participates in charge master changes, corrections, updates or additions. Participates in departmental and organizational education as requested/required.# Assists with new staff orientation and mentoring. Oversees the appropriate use and maintenance of Radiologic equipment, and assures appropriate function, patient safety, and troubleshooting needs. Adheres reliably to all accepted patient safety standards. PATIENT TEACHING # Keeps patients informed regarding what to expect pre/during/post procedure######### PATIENT SAFETY # CONFIDENTIALITY Adheres reliably to all accepted patient safety standards Identifies and promotes new learning around changing patient safety standards of practice Properly identifies patients using two patient identifiers. Reports any patient care concerns to RN or MD or initiates rapid response team as appropriate. Follows all security, confidentiality, and privacy policies PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT # GOALS Develops professional goals and diversity of responsibilities within practice; consistent with hospital mission and goals Demonstrates role awareness and seeks individualized/department specific continuing education that improves patient care or professional practice. Active participant in quality improvement processes Identifies need to seek out additional information when needed and apply relevant findings to practice LEADERSHIP Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision making Participates and contributes to department meetings and activities. VI #####UNIT SPECIFIC DUTIES # RESPONSIBILITIES Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition; fully stocks area as needed. Inspects sterile packages and eliminates damaged or out dated supplies. QA on equipment and images Maintains all Nuclear Medicine QA/QC and State required documentation Maintains all Radiation Safety/Protection programs Obtains a minimum of 15 accredited education hours every 3 years. Maintains radioactive administration records Maintains appropriate monitors for proper and accurate equipment operations POPULATION SPECIFIC CRITERIA Ensures developmentally appropriate care for [patient populations]# CORE VALUES Patient Centered:is passionate about patient care, creating positive impressions on a consistent basis and exceeding our patients# expectations. Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families, responds with a sense of urgency to patient problems, anticipates patient requirements, responds proactively and places the patient#s safety above all else. Teamwork:works collaboratively with physicians and other staff and assists whenever possible. He/she openly shares information, provides feedback and participates in appropriate decision making as part of a team of healthcare professionals. Hospital and departmental objectives are placed ahead of individual agendas Respect for Others:actively listens to others, takes other opinions into account, and communicates openly and honestly.# He/she demonstrates respect for others by being timely with communications, completion of tasks, and meeting attendance.# The employee is respectful of all physicians, colleagues, patients, visitors, and other stakeholders Accountability:takes responsibility for his/her actions, abides by the hospital#s guiding philosophies and policies, and follows through on commitments and physician orders.# He/she provides complete and accurate information to the Physician and/or other members of the work team. takes personal pride and ownership in the quality of care and services provided to all internal and external customers Integrity:is truthful, trustworthy, and principled.#He/she#demonstrates character, conviction, and honest and ethical behavior in all interactions with others.##The employee#s word can be trusted.##Behavior is#consistent with these AVH Core Values # EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS # ######### Associates or Bachelor#s degree in an accredited program # LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATIONS # ######### Maintain current BLS Certification ######### AART or CNMT Certification required # KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS # ######### Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail ######### Relatively high degree of analytical abilities ######### Strong interpersonal skills required ######### Ability to work independently LANGUAGE SKILLS # ######### Ability to read and communicate effectively in English # WORKING CONDITIONS # ######### Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature ######### May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities ######### May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices ######### May be exposed to stressful situationsUnder general supervision of the Manager and Chief Technologist, this position is responsible for providing Nuclear Medicine Images of technical detail, requiring independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in producing quality nuclear medical exams, and providing clerical services to the diagnostic imaging department.CLINICAL PRACTICE SKILLSAdheres reliably to all accepted patient safety standards.Makes value-added resource decision for patient care with respect to supplies, equipment and acuity of care.Always ensures accurate documentation including completion of all required forms, sign, date, time and legibility of all documentation. Scan all documents as needed/required.Delivers, documents and oversees patient care in accordance with AVH policy, procedure, protocol and TJC or CMS standard interpretation. Demonstrates ability to prioritize all aspects of patient safety and National Patient Safety Goal requirements.Maintains complete clinical competence for all patient care delivered in the patient care setting and for all specific radiology technician modalities assigned. Maintains appropriate education and certification requirements for role and radiology technician accountabilityImplements correct charging procedures and monitors daily for accurate charging in the department. Participates in charge master changes, corrections, updates or additions.Participates in departmental and organizational education as requested/required. Assists with new staff orientation and mentoring.Oversees the appropriate use and maintenance of Radiologic equipment, and assures appropriate function, patient safety, and troubleshooting needs.Adheres reliably to all accepted patient safety standards.PATIENT TEACHING Keeps patients informed regarding what to expect pre/during/post procedure PATIENT SAFETY & CONFIDENTIALITYAdheres reliably to all accepted patient safety standardsIdentifies and promotes new learning around changing patient safety standards of practiceProperly identifies patients using two patient identifiers.Reports any patient care concerns to RN or MD or initiates rapid response team as appropriate.Follows all security, confidentiality, and privacy policiesPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & GOALSDevelops professional goals and diversity of responsibilities within practice; consistent with hospital mission and goalsDemonstrates role awareness and seeks individualized/department specific continuing education that improves patient care or professional practice.Active participant in quality improvement processesIdentifies need to seek out additional information when needed and apply relevant findings to practiceLEADERSHIPDemonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision makingParticipates and contributes to department meetings and activities.VI UNIT SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESMaintains work area in a clean and orderly condition; fully stocks area as needed.Inspects sterile packages and eliminates damaged or out dated supplies.QA on equipment and imagesMaintains all Nuclear Medicine QA/QC and State required documentationMaintains all Radiation Safety/Protection programsObtains a minimum of 15 accredited education hours every 3 years.Maintains radioactive administration recordsMaintains appropriate monitors for proper and accurate equipment operationsPOPULATION SPECIFIC CRITERIAEnsures developmentally appropriate care for [patient populations] CORE VALUESPatient Centered:is passionate about patient care, creating positive impressions on a consistent basis and exceeding our patients expectations. Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families, responds with a sense of urgency to patient problems, anticipates patient requirements, responds proactively and places the patient s safety above all else.Teamwork:works collaboratively with physicians and other staff and assists whenever possible. He/she openly shares information, provides feedback and participates in appropriate decision making as part of a team of healthcare professionals. Hospital and departmental objectives are placed ahead of individual agendasRespect for Others:actively listens to others, takes other opinions into account, and communicates openly and honestly. He/she demonstrates respect for others by being timely with communications, completion of tasks, and meeting attendance. The employee is respectful of all physicians, colleagues, patients, visitors, and other stakeholdersAccountability:takes responsibility for his/her actions, abides by the hospital's guiding philosophies and policies, and follows through on commitments and physician orders. He/she provides complete and accurate information to the Physician and/or other members of the work team. takes personal pride and ownership in the quality of care and services provided to all internal and external customersIntegrity:is truthful, trustworthy, and principled. He/she demonstrates character, conviction, and honest and ethical behavior in all interactions with others. The employee's word can be trusted. Behavior is consistent with these AVH Core ValuesEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSAssociates or Bachelor s degree in an accredited programLICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATIONSMaintain current BLS CertificationAART or CNMT Certification requiredKNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTSAbility to concentrate and show attention to detailRelatively high degree of analytical abilitiesStrong interpersonal skills requiredAbility to work independentlyLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and communicate effectively in EnglishWORKING CONDITIONSNormal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperatureMay be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilitiesMay be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devicesMay be exposed to stressful situations Associated topics: hematopathology, lab, laboratory, microbiology, sample collection, scientist, services, technician i, technician iii, toxicology

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PRN), Healthcare , Aspen, Colorado

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