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Hours Part-time
Location Fairfax, Virginia

About this job

Inova Health System is seeking a Nuclear Medicine Technologist for a job in Fairfax, Virginia.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: Staff


Inova Benefits and Perks:
- Health, Vision, & Dental Coverage
- Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
- NEW! 4 weeks PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
- Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
- Competitive Pay: Based on experience
- Paid Time Off: Begin accruing PTO hours on your first day of work
- Supplemental Plans: Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
- Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, movie tickets, local offerings, and much more!
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Inova Health System’s Fair Oaks Hospital is looking for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join our Department. This role is full-time, M-F. Sign-on Bonus & Relocation available for those eligible.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the organization and Hospital, recognized for excellence and innovation, and where we create an environment of respect and growth, where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
Responsibilities:
- Communicates effectively with patients to obtain clinical history/informed consent from patients or patients' charts to assist the physician in optimizing the performance and interpretation of the examination.
- Explains procedures to patients and families and answers any questions to ease anxiety and ensure patient cooperation.
- Assists the physician in performing a variety of examinations by using standard department protocols, isolation precautions, and/or sterile techniques. Demonstrates proper technique for injection of radiopharmaceuticals under the American College of Radiology guidelines.
- Demonstrates the ability to recognize clinical and/or emergent problems that may interfere with exams while taking appropriate action to resolve them and produce the most desirable outcome.
- Correctly identifies patients and their files by utilizing electronic medical records and picture archiving/communication systems while ensuring a high degree of accuracy.
- Demonstrates the effective use of radiation protection procedures with shielding, collimation devices, and protective shielding per supervisor observation. Maintains exposure reading within the ALARA limits.
- Adheres to department policies and protocols while ensuring all examinations are optimized for interpretation.
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Nuclear Medicine principles/theory, anatomy, and pathology processes by utilizing the most appropriate technique and/or positioning for optimal examinations.
- May perform additional duties as assigned.
Requirements:
- Work schedule: full-time, M-F
- Location: Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
- Education: Graduate of an accredited school/program of Nuclear medicine Technology
- Experience: Experience in a hospital/healthcare environment as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist/Student
- Certification: NMTCB or ARRT (N) certification as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. If registry eligible, must acquire within 1 year of hire date. BLS from the American Heart Association
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Inova Job ID #652955. Posted job title: nuclear medicine technologist