Performs clinical diagnostic nuclear medicine testing, including general studies, cardiac studies, and the computer interactions associated with these studies. Provides excellent patient care to all patients following AIDET guidelines. Has advance knowledge of anatomy. Possesses the ability to work hand in hand with the Radiologist to best meet the patient's needs. Knows the risks behind working with radioactive isotopes and works carefully with them.
EDUCATION: Must have graduated from an accredited Nuclear Medicine program.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: New Mexico Nuclear Medicine license required. ARRT (N), or CNMT license required. DOT transportation certification required. BLS issued through American Heart Association required.
SKILLS: Thorough knowledge of isotopes and ordering of isotopes associated imaging equipment, anatomy and physiology, and terminology. Ability to perform venous access.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1-year nuclear medicine experience required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager of Radiology
- Bloodborne pathogen C
Exposure to various body fluids and radioactive isotopes.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifts, transfers and positions patients and equipment in excess of 50 pounds.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.