Dignity Health Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Per Diem in Folsom, California
To qualify for this position, experience required includes the following knowledge and abilities: Knowledge of: anatomy and physiology (to include cross sectional when required); medical terminology relating to nuclear medicine; principles of operation and care of nuclear medicine equipment; currently accepted diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures; radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public; film processing systems; mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment. Ability to: perform general and specialized nuclear medicine procedures, which meet the department's standard of quality; recognize and respond to allergic reactions and other life-threatening patient conditions which might arise during the examination process; effectively and empathetically deal with agitated, ill and uncomfortable patients; act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public; maintain patient confidentiality; remain calm and reassure distressed patients; develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with physicians and hospital personnel; work effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require; organize work assignments, maintaining accurate and complete records; maintain a high degree of accuracy regarding all details; work independently on-call covering all normal clerical and technical functions; assist co-workers and maintain constructive interpersonal relationships; participate in continuing nuclear medicine. Candidates must have a current California NMT and BLS from the American Heart Association.
The incumbent demonstrates competency for neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Performs diagnostic procedures in the field of nuclear medicine as assigned by a physician and administrative tasks.
The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy Hospital of Folsom and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.
Mercy, a member of Dignity Health, is an integral part of Sacramento, California’s state capitol. Sacramento is a rapidly growing metropolitan area that is family-centric, culturally diverse, and offers an array of affordable housing options. Over the years, our hospitals have evolved, but our mission has remained the same -- to promote healthy communities.
Mercy Hospital of Folsom, a 106-bed acute-care facility, is the primary healthcare resource for the Folsom, El Dorado Hills and foothill communities. As these communities grow, Mercy continues to expand its services to meet the needs of area families with more than 668 employees and 355 medical staff. Mercy Folsom sees over 4,000 admissions and has more than 925 deliveries a year. From our Cummings Emergency Pavilion that offers 25 private rooms to our current multi-phased inpatient expansion, we will meet the healthcare needs of the region for decades to come. Let us share our enthusiasm for life, as well as their enthusiasm for helping others. Learn more atwww.mercyfolsom.org.
Job: *Imaging / Radiology (PCS)
Organization: *Mercy Hospital Folsom
Title: Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Per Diem
Location: California-Greater Sacramento Service Area-Folsom-Mercy Hospital Folsom
Requisition ID: 1700014288