The Nuclear Medicine Tech performs diagnostic testing using nuclear medicine technology. Instructs patients on procedures. Position requires independent judgment and understanding of nuclear medicine properties to perform tests. Transport mobile scanning equipment between locations. Maintains tractor/trailer. Keeps equipment clean and in working order. Communicates any repair needs in a timely manner to supervisor. Transports patient to scanner location and assists with patient placement on scanner.
Performs Nuclear Medicine Examinations
Applies advanced understanding of imaging techniques, disease processes and application of quantitative and quantification formulas and procedures.
Reexamines questionnaire data
Performs exams with technical accuracy and in a timely manner
Identifies anatomical orientation on all required images
Completes communication of pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of the patient following the exam
Positions patient appropriately to achieve quality diagnostic images.
Verifies patient identification and documentation
Communicates with and educates the patient regarding pertinent information during all aspects of the exam
Ensures patient data integrity
Accurately completes computer functions; edits, scheduling, billing, status changes and file jacket transfers in a timely manger
Accurate film identification and jacket preparation or digital image manipulation and archiving
Participates as an active team member
Orients and mentors new employees
Participates in improvement initiatives
Responsible for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge required for position
Cleans and maintains patient areas, supplies and equipment
Accepts unique customer service expectations in imaging
Correctly operates equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines including mobile nuclear medicine tractor and trailer.
Identifies and responds to equipment problems to ensure equipment is in working order according to dept guidelines
Accepts new technology as it is introduced into the work environment
Demonstrates Commitment to Customers
Is aware of different customer needs/desires.
Takes action to meet customer needs/desires with respect to customer diversity.
Helps improve processes to meet customer needs.
Suggests and acts on ideas to improve overall customer service.
Respects confidentiality and shares information with only those that need to know
Demonstrates Commitment to Fellow Employees
Seeks to understand and value differences between employees.
Treats other employees with dignity and respect.
Demonstrates open, honest communication and behavior.
Resolves conflict in a positive manner.
Contributes to the productivity of the workgroup.
Demonstrates Commitment to CMDI
Lives the values of dignity, integrity, service and compassion.
Supports the mission/vision.
Speaks positively about CMDI.
Chooses to make CMDI a better place.
Assures proper documentation is maintained and equipment is being operated safely and in compliance with NRC regulations and licensure requirements.
Transport mobile scanning equipment between locations.
Keeps equipment clean and in working order.
Communicates any repair needs in a timely manner to supervisor.
0-1 years experience in a radiology setting
1+ years driving experience a vehicle that requires a CDL drivers license
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.