Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Location: Walnut Creek, California
Date Posted: 24-05-2018
We are seeking a dynamic Nuclear Medicine Technologist that can work full time in our Walnut Creek Clinic. 
 
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. With no generator on premises, the clinic receives unit doses from an outside nuclear pharmacy making efficiency a key trait.
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
• Current California Nuclear Medicine Technologist License
• 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 thorough background check.
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