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Travel Nuclear Medicine Technologist - $2,900 per week

Company: Siemens Healthineers
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Siemens Healthineers is seeking a travel Nuclear Medicine Technologist for a travel job in Palo Alto, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days, nights
  • Employment Type: TravelThe OpportunityDescriptionWe're looking for a PET/CT Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Permanent, working in the Healthcare Systems & Services industry in Palo Alto, California, United States.Job Summary:Under the direction of the Manager/In-Charge Technologist and Medical Director the nuclear medicine technologist will perform a variety of technical procedures that require a high degree of independent judgement and initiative in the utilization of radionuclides for the diagnosis and the therapy of disease in humans.Responsibilities:
    • Receive patient and provide proper care during performance of clinical procedure.
    • Verify patient identification by checking two identifiers and review orders for procedure to be performed.
    • Recognize and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
    • Obtain pertinent patient history and check for procedural contradictions.
    • Maintain and operate auxiliary equipment necessary to procedure.
    • Communicate effectively with patient and family.
    • Prepare patient for procedure.
    • Select and administer the proper radionuclide/medication by the proper route and in the appropriate dosage.
    • Prepare proper instrument, computer, and imaging protocol as indicated by departmental procedure manual.
    • Understand and implement ALARA measures in performance of clinical duties.
    • Evaluate image appearance and perform additional views as required.
    • Process and evaluate computer generated data.
    • Obtain samples for non-imaging studies.
    • Prepare and administer interventional pharmacologic agents as directed by protocol.
    • Maintain sterile technique as required.
    • Perform imaging, non-imaging, function studies, and therapeutic exams according to established departmental protocols, or as directed by the nuclear medicine physician, or cardiologist.
    • Ensure patient security during movement from one device to another, or, from the standing or sitting position to the imaging table. Experience Required for Your SuccessMinimum Requirements:
      • Certification Program - Graduate of accredited Nuclear Medicine technology school
      • 1-year nuclear medicine experienceRequired Certifications, Registrations, Licenses:
        • ARRT(N) or NMTCB registry
        • ARRT (CT)
        • CPR and ARRT(N) registered and/or NMTCB registered.
        • SCRQSA LicenseRequired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
          • ARRT in Radiology preferred
          • Experience on Philips equipment preferred
          • Spect/CT experience required
          • Excellent Customer Service Skills
          • Basic computer skills
          • Knowledge of office equipment (fax/copier)
          • Proficient computer skills (database)
          • Data entry skills
          • Mathematical skills
          • Strong background in physics/chemistry
          • Radiation Safety equipment knowledgeSiemens PSG Job ID #226450. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: PET/CT Nuclear Medicine Technologist - PermanentAbout Siemens HealthineersOur purposeWhen our health is at risk, we rely on physicians to make the best possible decisions - from quick, early diagnoses to the most effective treatments and follow-ups. By constantly bringing breakthrough innovations to market, we help healthcare professionals to deliver high-quality care, leading to the best possible outcome for patients.
            Our portfolio of products, services, and solutions -is at the center of clinical decision-making and treatment pathways. Patient-centered innovation has been and always will be at the core of our company. We aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what they are facing.
            We pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare. For everyone. Everywhere.
            This is why we give our best every day, to improve the lives of patients and their families.Benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Life insurance
            • Medical benefits
            • Discount program
            • Dental benefits

Keywords: Siemens Healthineers, Palo Alto , Travel Nuclear Medicine Technologist - $2,900 per week, Healthcare , Palo Alto, California

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