Millennium Physician Group
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Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Charlotte/Sarasota) PRN
at Millennium Physician Group
- 02-May-2019 to 01-Jul-2023 (EST)
- Port Charlotte, FL, USA
- Part Time
THIS POSITION IS PRN, WORKING HOURS AS NEEDED.
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist must hold all certifications and licenses related to their scope of practice. S/he must be able to handle a high volume, fast paced environment with a pleasant disposition. S/he is responsible for maintaining all quality control records, ACR accreditation forms and daily logs for modality specific areas. s/he must be proficient in the use of computer software, ie: PACS, eRad, and Athena Clinicals and Communicator. S/he must obtain a detailed history on every exam performed in their specific modality for presentation to the Radiologist. S/he must be able to multi task with attention to detail. S/he must read and respond to communication from manager in a timely manner. S/he must follow all safety protocol to ensure safety of patients and equipment. All other duties as assigned.
Approaches change or newness positively- Treats change and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth, focuses on the beneficial aspects of change, speaks positively about the change to others.
Acknowledges the person-greet customers promptly and courteously, gives customers full attention.
Actively listens- Handles upset customers by hearing the customer out, empathizing apologizing, and taking personal responsibility for resolving customer problem/issues.
Checks Equipment- monitors and checks equipment and work area in order to ensure operational and safety compliance.
Demonstrates concern and empathy to patients. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility and performs procedures in a caring, compassionate and respectful manner.
Performs examinations in accordance with established standing operation procedures and routines accurately and in a timely manner. Responsible for Imaging, recording and processing images.
Obtains and document a complete patient history as it relates to the procedure ordered, obtains informed consent in accordance with departmental policy and procedure.
Maintains effective communication with patient provides; explanation of procedures within scope of practice.
Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting (patient case) in Athena. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Maintains proactive and effective communication with radiologist regarding unusual clinical findings, history, test results and or their implication.
Ensures physician order for procedure is entered accurately. Consults appropriate resources to clarify unfamiliar or questionable orders.
Optimize use of supplies, equipment and services, ensuring high level of clinical care at lowest cost. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety or quality of care.
Takes responsibility for ensuring orders match diagnosis to ensure proper reimbursement for services.
Demonstrates a patient first approach to care/Introduces self and role to patient. Acts as a patient advocate in keeping the best interests and care of the patient at the forefront at all times.
Willingly assists co-workers to achieve goals. Acts as a resource to co-workers as appropriate.
Actively participates in staff meetings and in-services.
Certifications: CNMT (Certified Nuclear Medicine Tech) or R.T. (N) ARRT
Assumes personal responsibility for professional development. Actively promotes development of self and others through participation in professional organization, educational opportunities, etc.
Acts as an "ambassador" for MPG by promoting a professional and positive image of the organizations capabilities and services to the public.