Providence Health & Services Nuclear Medicine Technologist *0.9/Days* in Anchorage, Alaska
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Providence is calling a Nuclear Medicine Technologist ( Pet Scanner , Day Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
PROCEDURES: Performs diagnostic PET/CT exams on patients as prescribed by physician, an in accordance with department, IDTF and national standards. Accesses and starts IV’s on PET-CT patients and CT patients. Administers appropriate oral and IV contrast and medications under the direction of a supervising radiologist. Explains procedures to patient and family and addresses patient concerns. Identify and respond to acute care complications as necessary.
DOCUMENTATION: Responsible for accurately preparing and completing records, daily quality assurance and quality improvement information, and meeting regulatory standards. Measures radioactivity using Geiger counters, scalers and scintillation detectors. Compiles and maintains quality assurance information.
EQUIPMENT: Responsible for calibrating, maintaining and troubleshooting Pet/Ct equipment. Optimizes equipment and supplies to benefit department operations.
SUPPLIES AND INVENTORY: Stocks work area daily. May be involved in stocking general supplies or ordering as requested. Calculates and administers FDG doses under the direct supervision of a Radiologist.
SAFETY AND EDUCATION: Complies with department and IDTF radiation and safety standards. Follows radiation safety techniques and policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials. Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures. Practices Body Substance Isolation. Completes education necessary to maintain licensure or certification required for job. Maintains regulatory requirements.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduation from an approved school of Radiology Sciences.
Must be registered in Nuclear Medicine with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board NMTCB.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
1 year in NM.
About the Providence Imaging Center
Providence Imaging Center (PIC) is an independent diagnostic testing facility for outpatient medical imaging, located on the east side of the Providence Alaska Medical Center campus. PIC completed an expansion, which added 8,000 square feet, and several pieces of new equipment and 23 dedicated PIC parking spots conveniently located adjacent to the facility. Board –certified Radiologists and a team of highly qualified trained technologist and professional clerical staff are dedicated to providing clients with high quality imaging exams in a caring comfortable and convenient environment.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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