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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Provides health care services for all age groups by performing   General, PET Nuclear Medicine imaging, , including radioisotope preparation, quality control, data acquisition and processing.  Image and data results are submitted for interpretation by Nuclear Medicine physicians. Exercises professional judgment in the performance of this service following the Code of Conduct of the appropriate certification board (CNMT, ARRT(N)).  Provides appropriate patient care following the Radiology Gold Service Excellence guidelines to achieve successful completion of the procedure.  Contributes as a team member to enhance job stewardship mindful of Internal and External customer service standards.

Responsibilities*

Obtain Diagnostic Images for Interpretation

Corroborates the patient’s clinical history and the exam ordered following patient identification guidelines.

Utilize proper radiation protection devices and immobilization techniques for the specific age population.

Follow Radiation Safety protocols for the patient and self.

Properly position the patient for proper anatomic demonstration while respecting the patient’s condition and abilities.

Utilize nuclear medicine equipment following proper protocols.

Provide diagnostic high quality images for interpretation

Calibrate and perform diagnostic studies using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and produce images.

Understand and apply Guest relation skills following the Patient and Families First Principles. 

Work consistently as a team member willing to assist everyone, crossing modalities when needed.

Follow Infection Control practices utilizing aseptic techniques, observing Universal precautions, and patient safety standards.

Assist with the education of Nuclear Medicine Technology Students and/or health care professionals and participates in the division’s quality improvement program for the area.

Possess a positive work ethic to enhance teamwork in a fast paced environment and is accountable for actions.

All other related duties.

 

RELATED DUTIES

Identify and enter data into the Radiology Information System and the PACs.

Monitor the Order Entries for all patient exams.

Educate and Monitor mandatory competencies for patient safety, infection control, fire safety, corporate compliance, and patient confidentiality.  Including additional assigned educational modules for self-improvement.

Maintain BCLS Certification and NMTCB or ARRT Registry.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The ability to meet  the Nuclear Medicine Technologist’s professional role expectations defined as, critical thinking skills, interpersonal behavioral and social skills including communication, physical mobility (pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting up to 50 pounds) and motor skills demonstrating gross and fine motor abilities, sensory abilities of  speech, hearing, touch and visual observation, and cognitive attention for patient safety.

Required Qualifications*

Has participated in a clinical internship in Nuclear Medicine.  Has obtained a Bachelor’s degree or Associates(AS) degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology or successful completion of an accredited certification program in Nuclear Medicine Technology. 

Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technology (N) or to be registry eligible.

Experience performing SPECT and SPECT/CT for General and Cardiovascular applications, and PET/CT applications is necessary   BLS/ACLS certification or eligibility for certification is necessary.

Desired Qualifications*

B.S. in Nuclear Medicine Technology and extensive training in SPECT and PET.

Work Schedule

40 hours; Evenings and weekends.

Work Locations

UH B1 G435, Box 5028

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.