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PET/CT Technologist - $4,000 sign on bonus

Company: rayus-radiology
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryThere is a $4,000 sign on bonus available for this role! -RAYUS Radiology, formerly Center for Diagnostic Imaging and Insight Imaging, is looking for a -PET/CT Technologist to join our team. We are challenging the status quo by shining the light on radiology and making it a critical first step in diagnosis and proper treatment. Come join us and shine brighter together.As a PET/CT Technologist, you will perform all Positron emission tomography (PET) and Positron emission tomography--computed tomography (PET/CT) procedures according to the established standards and protocols to provide quality patient care. You will also remain self-motivated to increase your level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve. This position is full-time, Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 6:00pm.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (75%) Patient Imaging Performs routine and advanced Positron emission tomography--computed tomography (PET/CT) procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in the diagnosing and treating of patient illness and/or injury with minimal amount of supervision or repeatsScreens patient before the procedure for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examinationExplains and prepares patients for Positron emission tomography--computed tomography (PET/CT) procedures that will be performed, explaining the procedure, positioning patients so that the parts of the body can be appropriately scanned and providing patient support by talking to patients throughout procedureAdjusts scan parameters correctly and as needed, utilizing dose reduction techniques as appropriateMaintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologist, referring customers and other associates and peersAssesses, prepares, records and administers radio pharmaceuticals according to NuclearRegulatory Commission and/or State regulations and departmental policiesAdministers fluorodioxyglucose (FDG) via intravenous methods to patientsDemonstrates knowledge of safety-related work behaviors to ensure safe job performance and the maintenance of a safe work environment as an integral part of the quality of patient care servicesReports contamination to Radiation Safety OfficerMaintains accurate patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS)Maintains ACR toolkit and accreditation requirements (20%) Imaging Support Performs general maintenance on PET/CT scanner and/or mobile scanner and truckPerforms and records daily quality control procedures on specified equipment to ensure correct and accurate operationPerforms and records daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly quality control procedures onPET/CT equipment to ensure compliance with ACR and AOA guidelinesTroubleshoots when possible, and reports problems to supervisorPerforms daily and weekly departmental surveys to ensure compliance of radiation standards of the department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission and/or State Regulations (5%) Performs other duties as assignedRequirementsRequired: NMTCB or ARRT registered technologist in Nuclear Medicine, current and in good standing Graduate of an accredited school of radiography Licensed technologist in the appropriate state, if applicable Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification Training and experience sufficient to competently perform radiographic procedures independently Valid driver's license and proof of current insurance Preferred: Bilingual ARRT certification in CT NMTCB PET Specialty certification

Keywords: rayus-radiology, Portland , PET/CT Technologist - $4,000 sign on bonus, Other , Portland, Oregon

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