Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE - Creating the Next Generation of Care
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Perform diagnostic procedures utilizing radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with the established professional and departmental standards and procedures.
Reviews consultation request, checking for special instructions from requesting physician and consults with the Radiologist as necessary. Completes all departmental processes for resulting and documentation of exams. Pleasantly greets patients, confirming their identification and introducing yourself. Completely explains examination procedure to the patient and their family if present. Demonstrates a complete working knowledge of all equipment located within the Nuclear Medicine department. Prepares, calibrates, documents accurately and administers radiopharmaceuticals for administration by injection, ingestion, and inhalation methods. Performs in vivo and in vitro diagnostic Nuclear Medicine procedures according to established protocols.
Maintains a daily activities log. Ensures appropriate storage and ordering of supplies for the Nuclear Medicine area. Monitors and reports supplies in shortage and special order items. Performs visual preventive safety inspections and conducts daily quality assurance tests on all equipment. Identifies any problems and communicates to the immediate supervisor. Evaluates recorded images for technical quality.
Demonstrates anatomy under investigation through proper positioning. Provides radiation protection to patients, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards and effectively operates radiation detection equipment. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid or CPR as needed. Assures access to care. Adds on exams whenever possible, coordinating efforts with other departments. Seeks alternatives when requested add on is not possible. Verifies correct order entry and supply charging.
Credentials - Essential:
ARRT-N - Nuclear Medicine Technology
BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
One year Nuclear Medicine experience preferred.
Must complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation.
Ability to lift patients up to 50lbs.
Competencies and Skills - Essential:
Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education - Essential:
Associates Degree in related field
Our employees play a pivotal role in our continued success. Attracting and retaining the best healthcare professionals is Beebe Healthcare's top priority. We offer an excellent patient-focused environment, exciting career opportunities, and leading-edge technology with supportive, progressive leadership. Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community. Join us to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.