Radiopharmaceutical Technologist

Location: Conroe, TX
TITLE: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Location: Conroe, TX
Do you desire a job in a facility that promotes a healthy work-life balance? Are you interested in joining a small community hospital where you can make a significant impact on outcomes, rather than just being a cog in a large system?
Would you like to live within close proximity to Houston, but also enjoy the benefits of residing in an area where the hospital serves approximately 70,000 residents?
If this sounds like the change you've been seeking, please keep reading...
Qualifications:
• Successful completion of a formal nuclear medicine technology program is required.
• Possession of a current State of Texas license and registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine and/or CNMT registry is mandatory.
• Basic Life Support certification must be obtained within 60 days of employment.
Hours and Compensation:
• This is a full-time day shift position. The successful candidate will be expected to be available for on-call duty for 8 days per month, with a response time of 30 minutes or less.
• Compensation ranges from $35 to $45 per hour, depending on experience. On-call pay and time-and-a-half compensation will be provided for recalled shifts.
• A comprehensive benefits package is included.
Responsibilities:
• Under general supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist will prepare equipment and patients for Nuclear Medicine procedures, conduct nuclear scans safely and accurately as ordered and directed, and adhere to established practices and procedures.
• The Technologist will maintain a secure environment to ensure high-quality patient care and accurate measurement of radioactive isotopes in specified body areas.
• Other duties include: preparing radioactive isotopes and calculating specific amounts and types of isotopes required for each examination, operating radioisotope devices for calibration and recording purposes, assaying the quality of purchased isotopes and monitoring for potential contamination using a Geiger counter, ensuring all equipment is in working order through daily quality control measures, and maintaining records of tests conducted, their results, and the use and disposal of isotopes.
• The Technologist is expected to attend all required meetings and in-services, maintain patient confidentiality and handle protected health information appropriately, and report safety concerns in the workplace.
Additional Information:
• This position is located approximately one hour from Houston.
• The Technologist will report to the Director and collaborate with one other Nuclear Med Tech.
• The facility is an accredited, not-for-profit acute care community hospital with 120 beds and a Rural Health Clinic.
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