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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Martinsville, Virginia

About this job

Martinsville, VA.

Sign on Bonus: $15,000

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.

                             

Where We Are:      

In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time!

                 

Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

· And much more…

Position Summary:

Sovah Martinsville is seeking a full-time Registered Nuclear Med Technologist to prepare and administer radiopharmaceuticals as well as other medications to patients and performs the diagnostic study per physician orders.  

  • Administers radiopharmaceuticals and medications for patient imaging and therapeutic procedures.
  • Processes data and enhances digital images using advanced computer technology.
  • Provides images, data analysis and patient information for diagnostic interpretation or therapeutic procedures.
  • Evaluates images to determine the technical quality and calibration of instrumentation.
  • Processes the images for radiologist review.
  • Determines for analog and digital display systems for the appropriate techniques utilizing background suppression or subtraction, region of interest and time activity curve processing and utilize the technical parameters of SPECT studies.
  • Operates radiation detection devices, analog digital and/or SPECT cameras, data processing units, apparatus for in-vitro counting, radiation survey meters, dose calibrators and any other pertinent imaging or counting documentation.
  • Performs daily and quarterly Quality Control on all imaging and measurement instruments and review calibration data to detect malfunctions and report malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
  • Participates in the maintenance of records pertaining to the receipt, dispensation, and disposal of radioactive materials and maintain inventory of supplies in assigned area.
  • Participates in nuclear medicine laboratory surveys for contamination is necessary, and to properly perform the decontamination process.

Minimum Education:
  • Graduate of an educational program in Nuclear Medicine technology accredited by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or the Nuclear Medicine Certification Board or
  • Graduate of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology.
Required Skills:
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  •  Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

    Full range of motion of upper and lower extremities. Moving and/or lifting patients and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Pushing equipment > 100 pounds. Dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges. Standing and/or walking for extensive periods of time. Working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Potential for exposure to communicable disease and/or body fluid which require the use of body substance isolation precautions. Memorial Hospital will make reasonable accommodations as required by law to an applicant’s disability.

Required Certifications/Licenses:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Registered by (ARRT) American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Nuclear Medicine and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Additional ARRT certification in Radiography is preferred. Knowledgeable and proficient in Nuclear Regulatory Commission and State regulations. Must comply with all State and Federal regulations pertaining to nuclear medicine materials.
Minimum Work Experience:
  • Minimum of one year experience in diagnostic radiology technology with training in nuclear medicine or graduate of accredited educational program in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran