MRT – Nuclear Medicine
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This position demands a thorough familiarity of all procedures performed within Nuclear Medicine. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist has gained a higher level of competency by completing advanced practice training above the basic designation and performs a variety of imaging procedures. These procedures require independent judgement, ingenuity and initiative that entail more responsibility and/or are more invasive.
Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:
Produce quality medical images for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes upon the request of a physician while ensuring the safety of patients, their family members/caregivers and staff.
IV and bladder catheter insertion
Carry out delegated acts.
Evaluate all scans for technical quality.
Radiopharmaceutical handling and administration.
Correlate and convey the significance of patient symptoms, lab results and image findings to a radiologist.
Expert practice in sterile technique.
Assist with sedated and general anesthesia patients under the supervision of an anesthesiologist and registered nurse.
Post processing or analysis of image data.
Provide troubleshooting expertise as required to ensure integrity of imaging/information systems and provide operational expertise to users.
Maintain effective communication with patients, their families and hospital staff.
Successful completion of an accredited program in Medical Radiation Technology (B.Sc or diploma program).
Registered with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO).
Member of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).
Minimum of 2 years experience.
Good technical skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
Attention to detail is critical.
Excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to work with children.
Proficiency with computers.
FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a health care institution, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff. As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our patients, families and our staff. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon you submitting proof that you have been fully vaccinated with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible and no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date, in addition to satisfying any other condition(s) that may be set out in an offer. If a candidate fails to satisfy this condition (or any other condition(s) set out in an offer), any offer of employment shall be immediately rescinded.
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