Location: Boise, Idaho
St. Luke's Health System is seeking a Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join our team! We are searching for a dedicated, well-trained Tech with the desire to join a team that will help grow individual skills. St. Luke's has a strong culture and a top 15 health system!
- Collect key information from the patient, family, provider, and nurses that are specific to the exam being performed in order to assist the provider in the proper diagnosis.
- Educate patient, family or provider as to the extent and detail of each procedure, including informed consent as well as pre-and post-procedure instructions.
- Ensure the proper exam and medication (as needed) is being administered to the patient. Consult provider as needed.
- Order, prepare and administer radiopharmaceutical/brachytherapy doses as needed.
- Perform cardiovascular stress testing under supervision of provider.
- Adhere to Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) guidelines.
- Maintain proper inventory levels of all supplies as required. Perform daily equipment inspections and quality control.
- Assist provider during therapeutic and invasive procedures.
- Oversees general operation of assigned department including staffing. Lead and mentor others, acting as the first point of escalation. Provide peer-review feedback and maintain competencies of staff.
- Performs the most advanced tasks with no supervision. Subject matter expert in Nuclear Medicine.
- Identify patient needs and determine priorities for care through assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
- Practice guidelines specific to ALARA policy (As Low As Reasonably Achievable).
- Participate in call rotation as needed.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
- Education: Bachelors' degree in healthcare field or 4 additional years's of relevant experience in lieu of Bachelors' degree
- Experience: 4 years' experience
- Nuclear Medicine certification from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-N) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB),
- American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider certification
Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
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*St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.