Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Company

Kawartha Cardiology Clinic

Kawartha Diagnostic Imaging is a busy and progressive department housed in the Kawartha Cardiology Clinic (KCC) with 6 Cardiologists, over 80 clinical and support staff to serve a large geographical population. Our facility offers an extensive range of services including specialized programs in vascular, stroke, diabetes and cardiac care.We offer competitive wages, a benefit program and a pension program with matching employer contributions.

Location

Peterborough, ON

Duties

Assist with radiopharmaceutical shipments including dose preparation and QC
Utilize safe practices in the handling of radioactive and biological materials in compliance with posted notices and CNSC license conditions
Use radiation monitoring equipment and perform contamination monitoring and decontamination as required
Set up of nuclear medicine equipment; follow manufacturer’s operation and maintenance guidelines and participate in minor troubleshooting
Prepare, assay and administration of radiopharmaceuticals to patients
Ensure proper patient identification and history before starting procedures
Perform angiocath insertion and intravenous injections
Preparing patients to be scanned on the Gamma Cameras; instructing or assisting patients during procedures
Perform thallium viability and rest MUGA testing
Collaborate with Stress Team to perform safe nuclear stress testing (both Exercise and Pharmacological: Persantine and Dobutamine)
Perform ECG gating
Measure Blood Pressures
Maintain appropriate records
Assist with test scheduling
Assist with general office tasks
Communicate with patients, physicians and other staff
Report to Department Lead, Nuclear Radiation Safety Officer, Cardiovascular Clinical Coordinator and Executive Cardiologists.

Requirements

Experience performing Bone Mineral Density testing an asset
Compliance with all government regulations
Conducts examinations in accordance with KCC and KDI protocols, policies and procedures
Current valid registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)
Current, valid membership with the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO)
Basic Life Support (CPR) an asset
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Start Date

2022-06-28

Hours

Full time, Part time or Causal Mon - Fri no evenings or weekends

Comments

New grads are encouraged to apply.

While we appreciate all applications, we can only contact those individuals selected for interview.

We are committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided as part of our hiring process (if accommodation is required, Applicants are requested to make their needs known in advance).

Contact

Name

Melody Brooks

Display Name

Melody Brooks

Title

Human Resource/Executive Assistant

Address

327 Charlotte Street, Peterborough ON, K9J 0B2

Telephone

705-775-0144 ext 249

Fax

705-743-6167

Email

careers@kawarthacardiology.com

Job Posting Link

Kawartha Cardiology Clinicwebsite

Display Date

2022-05-31

Expiry Date

2022-07-31