Rush University Medical Center  Nuclear Medicine Tech in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Nuclear Medicine Tech

Department:

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty:

Job Number: 2018-2686

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization?

We are seeking an experience, self-directed and highly motivated Nuclear Medicine Tech to join our Nuclear Medicine/Diagnostic Services team at Rush University Medical Center!

Position Highlights:

Provides quality patient care in an efficient manner. Applies knowledge of the modality to produce quality diagnostic images.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides quality patient care as defined by departmental and Age Specific standards of care.

  • Administers radiopharmaceuticals orally or intravenously under the supervision of an attending radiologist.

  • Follows departmental protocols and procedures in the performance of exams and produces work that meets quality standards.

  • Maintains the physical work environment in a manner that meets departmental and regulatory requirements.

  • Has a working knowledge of the Radiology Information System and PACS.

  • Follows work and patient schedules.

  • Assist Radiologist in the performance of procedures.

  • Handles, administers and documents medications under the supervision of a radiologist and following the guidelines of the Rush Pharmacy and technical licensure.

  • Maintains logs and documentation as per departmental protocol.

  • Provides patient history or information necessary for proper interpretation of the procedure.

  • Maintains licensure/registry status as determined by state or regulatory bodies.

  • Participates in the training and development of students assigned to area through clinical affiliations.

Position Qualifications Include :

  • Formal training in an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.

  • Valid Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) license.

  • Registry or Registry-eligible with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board.

  • Proficient in modality physics and operation of equipment.

  • Knowledge of human anatomy, pathology and physiology.

  • Demonstrates good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

  • Requires full range body motion including handling and lifting patients when necessary.

  • Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center,Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you’re saving for retirement or a child’s education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your money…now and in the future.

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.