Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Company

Georgian Radiology Consultants

We have proudly provided diagnostic imaging services throughout Simcoe County for 50 years. With 5 Independent Health Facilities in Barrie, Innisfil, Collingwood and Wasaga Beach we employ over 70 hardworking and dedicated individuals. Our team is committed to providing: • Exceptional and compassionate patient care • Prompt and timely service to our referring health care professionals Our team leaders are committed to: • Creating a safe and healthy work environment where our employees can grow personally and professionally • Operating with integrity and promoting excellence in every facet of the services that we provide • Growing and building strategic partnerships to meet the needs of the communities that we serve

Duties

Job brief:
We are looking for skilled Nuclear Medicine Technologists to join our team on a part-time and casual basis. As an integral member of the Nuclear Medicine team, the technologist will perform general Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology procedures.

The technologist must be patient-focused and capable of performing high quality nuclear medicine procedures independently and proficiently, in accordance with CMRITO Standards of Practice, radiation safety principles, and GRC protocols. We are currently hiring for a casual role primarily based at our Innisfil location.

Responsibilities:
• Proper patient identification, verification of patient pregnancy and/or breastfeeding status, explanation of procedure, responding to patient questions, and obtaining consent.
• Preparation, administration, and documentation of unit dose radiopharmaceuticals.
• Patient preparation, positioning and use of proper techniques as outlined in procedure manual or as requested by Nuclear Medicine Radiologist, to perform nuclear medicine imaging and SPECT acquisition, image processing, data storage and management on workstations, and database management in PACS.
• EKG monitoring and/or pharmaceutical administration in persantine stress testing procedures under a medical directive and direct physician supervision.
• Providing excellent patient care, including recognizing deteriorating patient condition or an emergency event.
• Following Radiation Safety Manual policies, CNSC regulations, Transport of Dangerous Goods regulations, and best practices for working with radioisotopes, under the supervision of the Radiation Safety Officer.
• Quality control of instruments such as dose calibrator and gamma camera.
• Identifying performance problems with nuclear medicine equipment, troubleshooting, and notifying the appropriate personnel.
• Digital post-processing of patient data, preparing written and electronic reports, and PACS/EMR use.
• Participating in educational, safety, and quality improvement programs/activities.
• Ensuring that the lab is clean and orderly with adequate supplies available.
• Participating in orientation training of new staff.
• Adhering to responsibilities as set out in the Occupational Health & Safety Act and clinic procedures at all times.

Requirements

Requirements:
• Active registration (or eligible for registration) with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario in Nuclear Medicine required.
• Registration with CAMRT/OAMRS preferred; professional liability insurance required.
• Current BCLS certificate required; ACLS an asset.
• Recent Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certificate preferred.
• Strong EKG interpretation knowledge and/or additional cardiac stress certification an asset.
• Demonstrated commitment to patient care.
• Strong IV insertion and clinical skills.
• Ability to communicate with a high level of professionalism.
• Evidence of strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, work under pressure, and show flexibility.
• Independent judgement, skill, and initiative in the performance of work duties.
• Must have a friendly and professional attitude towards patients, team members, and leadership.
• Discretion and maturity in handling confidential matters.
• Demonstrated computer knowledge and proficiency with PACS.
• Satisfactory criminal record name check.

Comments

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to Cassandra Macaulay at macaulayc@georgianradiology.com

Contact

Display Name

Cassandra Macaulay

Email

macaulayc@georgianradiology.com

Display Date

2022-05-24

Expiry Date

2022-06-24