Nuclear Medicine Technologist (ARRT-N) - Full-time Days - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:

To perform and/or assist with all imaging functions and procedures in the Department of Nuclear Medicine, following departmental guidelines and manual, as well as rules and regulations of the Hospital Center and appropriate outside agencies. 

  • Performs imaging and non-imaging Nuclear Medicine procedures.
  • Applies the necessary technical judgment to obtain studies of an acceptable diagnostic quality according to written protocols and the patients’ needs.
  • Assists, prepares and positions patients as required to perform radiological procedures.
  • Provides patient education relevant to specific imaging procedures by informing the patient of the nature of the procedure, the area to be imaged and any specific instructions the patient may need
  • Ensures all radiographic images are appropriately labeled as specified by the department SOP
  • Monitors and assays shipments of radioactive materials.
  • Checks in unit doses and distributes to appropriate locations.
  • Prepares radiopharmaceuticals stock and measures patient doses thereof, following and performing all quality control guidelines and procedures.
  • Calibrates all instruments daily, and imaging processing as needed.
  • Ensures that all studies performed are completed in IDX (Radiology Information System) in a timely fashion
  • Ensures Radiology room and equipment cleanliness, at the start and at the end of the shift, to include removal of soiled or dirty linen.
  • Maintains supplies and accessories in imaging room necessary to safely perform duties, as required.
  • Accurately records all required patient tracking information into IDX (Radiology Information System).
  • Performs comprehensive computer processing and data manipulation.
  • Maintains required records of utilization and disposal of radioactive materials, monitoring, surveys, etc.
  • Administers radiopharmaceutical to patients orally or intravenously under supervision of director or designee.
  • Performs radiation surveys of department to ensure safety and performs decontamination procedures when necessary.
  • Schedules exams into IDX (Radiology Information System) as required
  • Informs supervisor or appropriate personnel of needed repairs to equipment or unsafe conditions
  • Assists physician directly as required.
  • Prevents the spread of infection to self, patients, visitors, and other employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocol.

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree with completion of Nuclear Medicine training school.

  • Minimum 1 year of full time experience as a Nuclear Medicine Tech.  Experience in S.P.E.C.T. is necessary.

  •  ARRT(N) and/or CNMT from an accredited organization

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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