Back Up SCAN Tech

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 30-03-2018
We are seeking a dynamic Nuclear Medicine Technologist for our California clinics but will be based in Costa Mesa. This position would be a back-up and will work every Friday and additional hours when needed. Fridays are guaranteed but additional hours are not. It would be great for someone who is flexible with dates and times and looking for additional income.
This clinic is a private mental health and brain SPECT imaging practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
The position requires an individual who can work in a fast paced, high volume clinic who is efficient, patient and compassionate. The ideal candidate will have a proven history working well with children and adults, well-organized and able to carry out patient studies as well as patient dosing and daily camera and hot lab QCs.
Job Description
Job Title : Nuclear Technologist
Department : Imaging Division, Amen Clinics, Inc.
Reports to : Clinic Manager and Director of Nuclear Imaging
Job Summary
Responsible for performing brain SPECT scans, as well as related general quality assurance procedures.
Duties
· Performing brain SPECT scans
o Patient preparation of IV’s
o Preparation of patient doses
o Administration of patient doses
o Processing and printing scan images before end of work day
o Administration of testing protocols
· Maintain Odyssey hard drive
· Maintain an accurate and up to date log book
· Perform daily quality control on cameras
· Perform all hot lab duties
o Daily constancy with two sources
o Daily surveys
o Weekly wipe tests
· Order correct number of isotope vials a day prior to scans
· Maintain all required documentation
· Perform semi-annual sealed source leak test
· Perform quarterly dose calibrator linearity tests
· Perform annual geometry and accuracy test on dose calibrator
· Manage medical supplies inventory
Qualifications/ Requirements
· Ability to work efficiently with large patient volumes in a fast paced environment
· Capable of working with challenging patients
· Ability to communicate technical information to general public
· Time management and organization and ability to work independently and within a team are critical.
· Empathy, emotional stability, ability to relate well to others, good communications skills and above all genuine care and regard for the patient are required.
· Familiarity with brain imaging is a plus
· Familiarity with Picker Prism 3000 system is a plus
Amen Clinics, Inc. is a drug free work environment, where screening can be required by management. Scan Technologists must agree to a thoroug
Job Type: Part-time
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