• Nuclear Medicine Technologist

    Ascension HealthBirmingham, AL 35298

    Job #1336797658

  • We Are Hiring Nuclear Medicine TechnologistAMG Cardiovascular Services - Birmingham, ALSchedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to perform therapeutic and diagnostic procedures providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation.Responsibilities:+ Maintains and operates cameras that detect and map radioactive drugs in a patient's body to create diagnostic images.+ Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical factors accurately.+ Orders, prepares, administers, and disposes of radiopharmaceuticals according to established protocols.+ Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines.+ Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).+ Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.+ Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department.Licenses/Certifications/Registration:+ Required Credential(s):+ American Heart Association (AHA) BLS must be valid for 90 days post start date or must be renewed prior to start date.+ One or more of the following:+ Nuclear Medical Tech credentialed from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.+ Radiologic Technologist specializing in Nuclear Medicine credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.+ Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.+ Radiologic Technologist specializing in Sonography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Education:+ Diploma+ High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.Work Experience:+ None ~~~ Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent's East, and St. Vincent's St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care - including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing ~~~ an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify links below for more information.eVerifyRight to WorkWhy Join Ascension? What You Will Do What You Will Need REQNUMBER: 430215-1A