PET/CT Technologist (NYOH, Per Diem Float)

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Albany, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 31, 2018
Closes
Feb 28, 2018
Specialty
Per Diem
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
At New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) a world class team of doctors, researchers, nurses and healthcare professionals provide patients with ground breaking treatments. We are dedicated to providing the most effective treatments to diagnose and successfully treat cancer and blood disorders. Our practice has 7 state of the art facilities throughout Upstate New York that integrate the latest diagnostic, therapeutic and research capabilities, all within the patient’s own community. NYOH is dedicated to patient-centered community based care, advancing innovation, discovery, and improving outcomes. Motivated, caring professionals are encouraged to join us.

Job Description:

  • Performs diagnostic PET/CT or CT imaging procedures to include: injection of radio- pharmaceutical and/or IV contrast, the administration of oral contrast, protocol setup, patient positioning, reconstruction and filming of images, network image transfers, and archiving of image data.

  • Assists in procedure scheduling and related front office functions to ensure smooth workflow.

  • Ensures accuracy of patient demographic information, report distribution and patient files.

  • Assists with the collection of clinical data for patient follow-up and development of teaching and educational information.

  • Provides protection for patient and self in accordance with prescribed safety standards.

  • Conducts daily quality control measures to monitor scanner performance.

  • Reports all malfunctions and/or need for service to the proper company or facility.

  • Responsible for patient data and films including: printing, archiving, retrieval, network data transfers, tracking and logging of loaned films and requested outside films.

  • Understands the contraindications associated with the administration of IV contrast, be able to recognize possible reactions and know the procedure to follow in the case of a reaction.

  • Ordering of necessary office, medical, printing and archiving media.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology or from an AMA accredited program or Associates or Bachelors degree in Radiologic Technology from an AMA accredited program and PET/CT certification. Minimum three to five years experience in nuclear medicine and/or previous PET experience. General knowledge of patient scheduling and billing systems. CNMT (Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist) and/or ARRT (N) certification and state licensure where applicable

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401 k, paid time off, holiday pay, direct deposit and tuition reimbursement. We are a drug free workplace. Pre-employment background checks are required. EOE. Candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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