Job Facility: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Employment Type: Not Indicated
What You Will Do:
Under limited supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for diagnostic nuclear medicine imaging at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Will perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative in applying technical imaging factors and anatomical positions. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will demonstrate a professional approach in his/her work, with emphasis on patient care, while still maintaining patient safety. Be responsive in the need to use proper radiation safety principles, both for the safety of the patient as well as themselves and co-workers. Assume responsibility for designated area as required. Patients served include infant through adult-geriatric.
1. Demonstrates the ability to ensure the confidentiality and rights of patients and employees, and the confidentiality of all hospital documents.
2. Exhibits professional demeanor at all times, handling stressful situations effectively. Is helpful and courteous to physicians, patients, visitors and co-workers, both in person and on phone.
3. Prioritizes work responsibilities and manages multiple demands.
4. Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practices.
5. Seeks validation of knowledge base, skill level, and decision making as necessary and assertively seeks guidance in areas of
6. Participates actively in staff development activities for department of Radiology/Nuclear Medicine personnel.
7. Demonstrates self-directed learning and participation in continuing education to meet own professional development needs.
8. Participates in development and attainment of department of Radiology/Nuclear Medicine goals.
9. Participates in peer review and department quality improvement activities.
10. Participates in standards development.
11. Practices effective problem identification and resolution skills as a method of sound decision making. Accepts change as a
part of the problem-solving process.
12. Consistently applies resolutions that have been identified as effective. Demonstrates effective communication methods and
skills, using line of authority appropriately.
13. Attends hospital and departmental meetings as required or assigned.
What You Need to Be Successful:
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Graduation from an approved and accredited nuclear medicine educational program required.
Licensed as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist in the State of Maryland required.
Certification by ARRT, or NMTCB preferred.
Possess experience, determined to be adequate by Radiology Administration, to operate equipment and evaluate images.
Current BLS certification, or obtained prior to providing direct patient care is required.