Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Company

Guelph General Hospital

A dynamic, award-winning hospital that provides high-quality, patient-centred health care.At Guelph General Hospital, patients come first and that’s reflected in what we do every day. Our organization is large enough to offer sophisticated health care services, but small enough that our staff enjoy a close-knit community where you are not just a face in the crowd... but part of a family.We are a dynamic 182-bed acute care hospital with close to 1,400 diverse and dedicated staff members. Using state-of-the-art technology and equipment the hospital provides a full range of services to the 200,000 residents of Guelph and Wellington County. Areas of specialty include 24-hour emergency services, critical care, ambulatory care, general medicine, surgery, paediatrics, family birthing, and diagnostic (x-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI) and laboratory services.Our current specialty programs are being the Regional provider for general vascular surgery and a designated Provincial Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.Patients continue to identify Guelph General Hospital as a high performer in the province and we strive to create an environment where staff can build their skills and have access to innovative technology and equipment to better care for patients.If you are truly excited about working as part of a amazing team, in an energized, fast-paced and progressive organization which values it’s staff, physicians and volunteers, we want to hear from you!

Location

Guelph, Ontario

Duties

he Nuclear Medicine Technologist is a specially trained healthcare professional that works under general supervision and performs multidisciplinary skills for the purpose of diagnostic imaging of disease. Nuclear Medicine involves the use of low-level radioactive substances which are injected, swallowed or inhaled to produce diagnostic images of how the body functions.

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist uses their expert knowledge of imaging and/or radiation therapy equipment, together with an extensive understanding of the principles of anatomy, physiology and pathology, image acquisition, treatment and radiation protection to deliver quality care to their patients. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist ensures the care provided is safe, appropriate, tailored, timely, and maximizes the potential of the available equipment and resources.

Requirements

Current registration with CMRTO: designation MRT (N)
Current registration with CAMRT/OAMRT: designation RTNM is considered an asset
Minimum 5 years’ clinical experience in NM
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) –recommended/eligible
Emergency First Aid – an asset
Transportation of Dangerous Goods training/certificate – required/eligible
Advanced training in computed tomography (CT) and/or SPECT/CT – required/eligible
Advanced training in electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation – eligible/asset
Experience as Radiation Safety Officer asset
Competent with Telephone, fax, MS Office Suite, internet, Word, Excel and other related software (HIS/RIS/PACS)
ECG machine/monitors
Proficient in IV set-up utilizing aseptic technique for injection of Radiopharmaceuticals
Intermediate computer skills with experience using Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint
Applied, clinical and methodology knowledge of non-vendor specific NM systems
Demonstrated commitment to best practice, standards of practice, and life-long learning
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service when interacting with patients, families, colleagues and physicians
CMRITO (preferred)
CAMRT/OAMRT (preferred)
clinical nuclear medicine: 5 years (preferred)

Hours

Casual; 8 hour shifts

Salary

$32.99-$44.22/hr

Comments

COVID-19 considerations:
Screening upon entrance and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided

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Contact

Job Posting Link

Guelph General Hospitalwebsite

Display Date

2021-07-27

Expiry Date

2021-09-30