The Medical Radiation Technologist – Nuclear Medicine, Sault Area Hospital

Company

Sault Area Hospital

Location

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Duties

Purpose of Position:

The Medical Radiation Technologist – Nuclear Medicine is responsible for the efficient and effective completion of ordered
Nuclear Medicine examinations and the day to day operation of the area to which they are assigned within the Diagnostic
Imaging Department. Technologists are responsible for the safe dispensing of controlled energy sources as defined by the
Regulated Health Professional Act including ionizing radiation.

DUTIES:
1. Perform imaging and in-vivo non-imaging and in-vitro procedures under the direction of the Technical Supervisor and Medical Directors.
2. Perform quality assurance procedures and report any significant changes.
3. Provide appropriate patient preparation and care.
4. Prepare and dispense radiopharmaceutical kits.
5. Administer radiopharmaceutical doses with proper venipuncture and maintain appropriate records.
6. Maintain radiopharmaceutical laboratory, receiving, logging, storing, and disposal.
7. Follow appropriate protection procedures and adhere to CNSC rules and regulations.
8. Perform decontamination procedures.
9. Care and maintenance of equipment and all work areas.
10. Assist in organizing daily work load.
11. Perform general office duties.
12. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Graduate from an Accredited School of Medical Radiation Technology (Nuclear Medicine)
2. Registration in good standing with College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario
C.A.M.R.T., O.A.M.R.S. in Nuclear Medicine
3. Ability to work effectively and efficiently as a team member in a fast paced environment in stressful situations.
4. Customer service, interpersonal and telephone skills.
5. Computer literacy in a Microsoft environment.
6. Ability to maintain successful working relationships with the interdisciplinary team to achieve positive patient outcomes.
7. Ability to organize time effectively to perform the duties of the position.
8. Ability to meet and interact with people in a pleasant, professional, responsible and reassuring manner.
9. Behaviour consistent with Hospital Mission, Values and Standards of Performance.
10. Ability to read, write and communicate to perform the duties of the position.
a. Knowledge of:
b. Scintillation cameras
c. Survey meters
d. Scintillation counters and probes
e. Dose calibrators
f. Computer
g. Sound knowledge of all Nuclear Medicine Procedures as ordered by a qualified practitioner including but not limited to Cardiac exams and persantine studies.
11. Ability to organize time effectively to perform the duties of the position.
12. Ability to meet and interact with people in a pleasant, professional, responsible and reassuring manner.
13. Ability to maintain successful working relationships with the interdisciplinary team to achieve positive patient outcomes.
14. Behaviour consistent with Hospital Mission, Values and Standards of Performance.
15. Ability to read, write and communicate to perform the duties of the position.
16. Proficiency in English and French preferred.
Note: Because of the changing nature of the work and work to be done, other responsibilities and duties may be assigned and qualifications may be adjusted from time to time.

Hours

SHIFTS: Shift work, may include days, increased evening and night shifts, weekends and statutory holidays

Salary

$29.21 - $39.17 hourly

Comments

JOB POSTING #: 326-267-2015

POSTED: Oct 21, 2015, 16:00 hours to November 13 2015, 16:00 hours

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Contact

Website

http://www.sah.on.ca/careers

Display Date

2015-10-21

Expiry Date

2015-11-13