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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

St. Luke's Hospital
Duluth

Job Description

Graduate of a two year accredited radiologic technology prog
JOB SUMMARY
Performs Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine studies. Operates Nuclear Medicine equipment and assists with equipment Quality Control, inventory management, and Radiation Safety protocol.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Graduate of an accredited radiologic technology program or an accredited nuclear medicine technology program.
Experience: N/A
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Registered Nuclear Medicine (N) from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) within ninety (90) days of hire or Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) within ninety (90) days of hire; BLS certification within ninety (90) days of hire.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education: N/A
Experience: Previous Nuclear Medicine experience.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Maintain competency in Nuclear Medicine Techniques; coordinates outpatient and in-patient exams for; efficient completion; working knowledge of patient preps; ability to function well in stressful situations, exercise good judgment, and accept responsibility; to take off-premise call.
READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES: Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds, move, or transfer patients, records, supplies or equipment; to wear lead protection for varying lengths of time.

Stand - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, or crawl - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
WORKING CONDITIONS
Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards.

Employment Type

Unscheduled (Casual)

Hours

.00, as scheduled, Req # - 11429

Schedule

Days- after hours & weekend off premise call

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