Adventist Health System Per Diem Nuclear Medicine Technologist @ Florida Heart Group cc5623 in Altamonte Springs, Florida
More than 500 board-certified physicians, 200 Advanced Practice Providers, and 1,500 clinical and support staff in over 40 specialties provide patients with a broad range of medical and surgical services. FHMG operates over 160 offices, providing compassionate, multidisciplinary care to more than one million patients a year. FHMG is affiliated with Florida Hospital and is a subsidiary of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant health care system in the nation, supporting 43 hospitals in 10 states. In existence since 1994, FHMG (originally known as Florida Physicians Medical Group) has demonstrated consistent growth and stability in an ever-changing health care market.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will administer radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the drug localize. Also explain test procedures to patients, prepare a dosage of the radiopharmaceutical and administer it. The technologist must adhere to safety standards that keep the radiation dose to workers and patient as low as reasonably possible. Perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in the utilization of radio-nuclides for diagnosis and treatment.
Must be able to sit 60% of the time; Able to walk, climb, stand, turn, twist, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, lift at least 35 lbs, carry, hold, talk, see with a good field of vision, and hear; Communicate on the telephone and directly with patients; read paperwork, printouts and computer screens; Requires manual dexterity sufficient to maintain files, operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and other small desk equipment and computer. Must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department without affecting departmental flow.
High School graduate or equivalent is required.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of diagnostic radiographic procedures.
Knowledge of basic chemistry, anatomy, film apparatus and film processing techniques.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work.
Ability to lift and position patients for the type of nuclear medicine procedure required.
Ability to set up and operate nuclear medicine camera, GM meters, and dose calibrators.
Ability to clean, maintain and make minor adjustments to equipment.
Ability to notice details in drawings and differences in shapes and shadings.
Knowledge of radiation protection standards, including basic knowledge of the radio-sensitive areas of the body and standard methods and devices used for protection in order to assure that adequate safeguards are maintained for patient or operator.
Experience with optical discs and a laser camera is preferred.
Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
State of Florida License - Nuclear Medicine is required.
National Registry by Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
BLS and ACLS certification is required.
What makes working at Florida Hospital Medical Group special? We recognize your investment in a health care career, and we are truly dedicated to your success. We promote positive feedback as well as help you accomplish professional and personal goals.
We hope you are interested to develop your healthcare career in our dynamic faith based organization. Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Our employees are welcomed to join our Spiritual Ambassador Program which highlights our dedication to each other and our community.
A Spiritual Ambassador is one who: Loves & Cares, Prays & Listens, Comforts & Supports and Encourages & Smiles.
While living our mission, Spiritual Ambassadors create a culture of caring within our practices through various activities. They minister to co-workers and patients, helping them experience trust, belonging and hope.
The size of Florida Hospital Medical Group offers you flexibility to explore different types of medical practices and gain valuable experience. Florida Hospital Medical Group is closely linked with Florida Hospital, Centra Care and is under the Adventist Health Care system, which is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the nation.
FHMG Recruitment Team is here to support your career search and goals. Together, we can explore the many opportunities that fit your life. We offer excellent working conditions that help you maintain a positive attitude and work/life balance. We value wellness of mind, body and spirit of all our employees.
Our competitive benefits cover:
Health and Wellness:
-Health, Dental, and Vision
-Life, Disability, and Supplemental Insurance
-Cancer and Specified Diseases Plan
-Paid Days Off
-Creation Health Employee Program
FINANCIAL Tools and Plans:
-Flexible Spending Accounts
-Adopt a Family
-Backpacks for Kids
-Employee Assistance Program
-Various Onsite Services and Amenities
FLORIDA HOSPITAL MEDICAL GROUP IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD FOR RACE, CREED, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, STATUS WITH REGARD TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, OR VETERAN STATUS, AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS, AND IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.
Primary Location: US-FL-Altamonte Springs
Organization Florida Hospital Medical Group
Schedule Per Diem
Job Level Staff / Associate
Education Level Technical Certification
Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting Nov 9, 2018, 11:59:52 AM
Req ID: 273372
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.