Dignity Health Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Full Time (MGH) in Sacramento, California
This position requires candidates to have 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.
Candidates must also have the 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 be reassuring to 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 CA NMT Certification.
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 General Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.
Mercy General Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is an integral part of Sacramento, California’s state capitol. Sacramento is arapidly 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. Regarded as one of the area's most comprehensive and accomplished medical centers, we're proud to offer career opportunities to you! For more than 100 years,
Mercy General Hospital has carried forward its founding Sisters' tradition of healing with compassion. Our vital statistics - 343 beds, 2,317 employees, 500 active medical staff, 251 deliveries a month and 17,250 patients admitted annually-speak to our strength and presence in the community. We're also proud of the recognition our teams have received throughout the world. Since 1997, we've earned a spot on three prestigious 100 Top Hospitals lists: Top 100 Hospitals, National Benchmarks for Success; 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals; Top 100 Hospitals, Thomson. Please visit our website atwww.mercygeneral.orgto learn more about us.
Job: *Imaging / Radiology (PCS)
Organization: *Mercy General Hospital
Title: Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Full Time (MGH)
Location: California-Greater Sacramento Service Area-Sacramento-Mercy General Hospital
Requisition ID: 1700016566