Nuclear Medicine and CT Technologist - AdventHealth Kissimmee - PRN
Location Address: 2450 NORTH ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAIL
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Kissimmee
* AdventHealth Kissimmee is an 83-bed community-focused hospital
* Conveniently located near Walt Disney World
* The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties
* AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient tower, and new main entrance
You Will Be Responsible For:
Utilizes two patient identifiers to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination. Reviews and ensures physician requests meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements.
Ensures equipment has met all quality control requirements and, working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age-specific care techniques in a safe and responsible manner.
Evaluates image quality to ensure good technical and diagnostic detail.
Presents completed exam and any patient historical data to radiologist/cardiologist for review. Assists with image manipulation or additional imaging as requested.
Assists patient with dressing, answering any questions the patient may have regarding their exam and expectations of results, and releases patient with directions to exit the hospital if needed.
Performs a wide range of Nuclear Medicine and CT procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition, scanners, injectors and computer processing in assigned area.
WhatYou Will Need:
Current valid Florida state license as:
Nuclear Medicine Technologist and Computed Tomography,
OR Nuclear Medicine Technologist and General Radiographer
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) through the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB),
OR ARRT - N through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
ARRT - CT through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Associate degree or higher in health-science-related field (Preferred)
PET-CT experience (Preferred)
Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for Nuclear Medicine (NM) studies and ionizing radiation for CT studies for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans. Performs a variety of responsibilities that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.