Nuclear Medical Technologist
Company: Riverside Medical Center
Posted on: June 9, 2021
St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the
highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest,
state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester
community from Yonkers to the river town communities of
Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's
Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive
network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of
service that spans generations.
St. John's has been an integral part of the community since the
1890's and its' commitment to provide the community with the most
advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals'
vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built
itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service.
In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based
school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus
making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of
the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John's dedicated nurses
give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong
emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.
St. John's Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life
better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the
services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life
for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their
Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it
means to be Community Strong
The Nuclear Medical Technologist is responsible for inspecting
monitors and documents all Radioisotopes from receipt to disposal,
daily administration of radio-pharmaceutical. Perform various
Nuclear Imagine procedures. Discuss procedures with radiologists
regarding appropriateness. Inspects monitors and documents all
isotopes received as per Department Policy. Disposes of decayed
isotopes per Departmental Policy, CDC and OSHA guidelines. Performs
all equipment quality control such as daily floods, weekly bar
phantom, daily calibrations, maintain pertinent logs as per policy.
Prepares patient for procedures; provides necessary instructions,
teaching and emotional support; obtain procedural consent. Review
physician order for proper indicators and insures all the necessary
information is available for the radiologist. Follows appropriate
aseptic technique as well as safe handling of radioisotopes while
preparing the patients dosage. Performs venipuncture per policy.
Performs all imaging procedures on all gamma cameras in Nuclear
Medicine. Develops inspects and label images for Radiologist
review. Maintains safe environment for patients and staff in
regarding radiation safety. Handle problems that may arise from
patients comfort to complaints. Discuss case with radiologists and
Graduate of Nuclear Medicine Technology. Certification or
eligible in Nuclear Medicine Technology with 1 year experience.
Manual dexterity for manipulating function of equipment required.
Excellent communication and customer service skills required.
Proficient in the use of Meditech. (RIS)/ Teleradiology system.
Keywords: Riverside Medical Center, Yonkers , Nuclear Medical Technologist, Other , Yonkers, New York
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