M Health Fairview is looking for a Nuc Medicine Technologist at Fairview St. John's Hospital in Maplewood, MN. We are known for our award-winning heart, stroke and cancer care. Imaging Technologists provide services to patients and physicians through the creation of high quality diagnostic imaging, provides quality age-appropriate patient care according to established standards of practice, and works collaboratively with all members of the health care team.
This is a full time benefit eligible position.
This Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs all non-PET related Nuclear Medicine procedures according to the Minnesota Department of Health established policies and procedures, methods and standards to provide quality patient care
Verify physicians order for procedure. Identify and measure appropriate radiopharmaceutical prior to injection to prevent misadministration.
Greet and properly identify correct patient and provide a brief explanation of procedure.
Confirm and document inventory of all radioactive material used, sorted and disposed of according to Minnesota Department of Health regulations and guidelines.
Perform and record all required quality control procedures on specified equipment to ensure correct and accurate operation.
Assess, prepare, record and administer radiopharmaceuticals according to Minnesota Department of Health regulations and department policies.
Performance of all non-PET related Nuclear Medicine procedures on patients ranging in age from neonatal to geriatric. Provide quality information and care to patients, physicians, and staff.
Select proper technical factors for each particular study/patient to ensure highest quality imaging.
Monitor and survey area for radiation contamination per Minnesota Department of Health regulations and guidelines including proper procedures for addressing radioactive spills.
Responsible for 24 hour off-premise call duty and respond to emergency and / or stressful situations in a calm, professional manner.
Vocational Training or Associate Degree
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists-Nuclear Medicine (ARRT-N) and /or Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) or must become board certified within 45 days of hire.
Basic Life Support certification ( BLS )
1 + years experience
Certified in Nuclear MedicineTechnologist (CNMT) and/or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists-Nuclear Medicine (ARRT-N) and /or Positron Emission Tomography ( CNMT/PET )
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 netwo...rk 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.