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Providence Health & Services Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Centralia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Nuclear Medicine Technologist (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

Performs all Nuclear Medicine procedures and all related patient care to help obtain a diagnosis, providing the best possible care for the patient.

In this position you will:

  • Provides quality patient care

  • Ensures proper scheduling and patient preparation has been done

  • Knowledgeable of National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) and adheres to them. Examples include hand washing before/after each patient encounter, using 2 unique patient identifiers, handling and securing medications w/in scope of license.

  • Is responsible for radiopharmaceutical handling

  • Orders radionuclides from distributors.

  • Receives radionuclides into department, surveys for contaminations, and documents amounts and types received.

  • Serves as radiation safety committee chairperson

  • Performs daily radiation surveys of department and nuclear medicine personnel.

  • Performs weekly contamination surveys of department and equipment with documentation.

  • Maintains and distributes personnel dosimetry badges and rings for all radiation workers in hospital.

  • Performs CQI

  • Maintains department records, including daily logs of patients, tests performed, and isotopes used.

  • Logs quality of care indicators and prepares quarterly report for inclusion into Radiology Department minutes to CQI management team.

  • Performs clerical/ accounting duties. Maintains daily log sheets

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High.School Diploma or GED

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nuclear medicine technology qualifying for ARRT/NMTCB certification

  • Current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB) Registration

  • Washington State Certification

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) Certification

  • Food Handler's Permit within 90 days of hire

  • Six (6) months experience in nuclear medicine

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiology Technologist

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 267824

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