PET/CT Technologist - F/T

Location: Provo
Job Code: 3802
# of Openings: 1

Description

At Revere Health, we value the health of our patients above all else. As the largest independent multi-specialty physician group in Utah, our healthcare system gives patients the best in communication, quality, coordination and innovation. Founded in 1969 in Provo, Utah, Revere Health has grown to include 30 medical specialties in over 100 locations throughout Utah, Arizona and Nevada.

As the first Accountable Care Organization (ACO) accredited by Medicare in Utah, and the only Next Generation ACO in the state, Revere Health offers a unique, patient-oriented approach to healthcare. We strive to keep medical costs at a minimum while providing the utmost in quality healthcare.

Revere Health: let’s live better.

 

Qualifications: 

• ARRTNM or NMTCB Registration

• Completion of a formal Nuclear Med Tech training program

• Current state Radiology Tech License

Description This is an excellent opportunity for a full-time day shift PET/CT Technologist. This person performs diagnostic examinations and procedures utilizing contrast media, radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals. Produces high-quality nuclear medicine as well as PET & PET/CT patient images for general and cardiac studies. Responsibilities include performing dosimetry calculations, applying reconstruction configuration and attenuation correction to images. They operate computerized imaging systems and monitor detector devices and all other responsibilities related to this job. •Ability to independently perform PET clinical scans, CT Clinical scans and cardiac imaging; troubleshoot gating problems, motion correct, and merge studies.

• Prepare, calculate and measure radiopharmaceuticals for all nuclear medicine procedures as per protocol for both adult and pediatric patients; Ensures appropriate radioactive material is given to the correct patient through the proper route for imaging and treatment purposes.

• Document radioactive materials entering or leaving the department; store and maintain materials according to safety guidelines; dispose of materials after it has decayed to a level considered environmentally safe.

•Knowledgeable of PET radiotracers and half-lives; Handles high energy radiotracers with appropriate radiation safety precautions

• Follows all regulations of the Utah Division of Radiation Control and any other regulatory agencies governing the use of radiopharmaceuticals; Exhibits knowledge and proficiency in the radiation safety aspects that are unique to PET/CT

•Able to perform quality control on dose calibrators

• Ensures compliance with QA requirements and processes related to PET/CT and radioisotopes.

•Understands attenuation/processing concepts, and can correctly apply them.

•Explains study to the patient, appropriately questions patient for exam to be performed, instructs, and assists patients in proper positioning for the examination

Hours:  Weekdays-daytime hours

 





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