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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job ID: 87640
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington is seeking a Nuclear Medicine Technologist for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Day position. The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $43.24 – $64.39. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

Why PeaceHealth?

Commitment to Clinical Excellence: PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has again received an “A” Safety Rating from The Leapfrog Group

Mission-driven, value-based employer: PeaceHealth was named one of America's Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek and is among Newsweek's "America's Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters in 2024"! Be a part of our mission-driven culture where values guide every decision, creating a truly purposeful workplace.

Details of the position:

  • This per diem position offers scheduling flexibility, plus a competitive hourly rate of pay and differential in lieu of benefits.
  • Perform all routine and specialized nuclear medicine procedures by integrating medical knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care and accurate diagnostic information.
  • Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self, staff and patient. Evaluates patient for pregnancy and/or breastfeeding prior to exam as indicated.
  • Operates computer and nuclear medicine equipment for data acquisition, reconstruction and documentation of images and performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuring optimal quality images.
  • Prepares, calibrates and administers radiopharmaceuticals according to protocol.
  • Maintain records of receipt, dispensing and disposal of radioactive materials. Maintain records of equipment quality control, radiation monitoring and surveys.
  • Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with caregiver’s scope of practice, training, experience and license/certification/registration.

What you bring:

  • Accredited Program Required: Nuclear Medicine Technology or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year prior experience preferred.  
  • Required: Demonstrated venipuncture competency 
  • Required: PACS/RIS knowledge 
  • Required Upon Hire: Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification by NMTCB and/or ARRT-N 
  • Required: Washington state Radiologic Technologist licensure
  • Required: Basic Life Support through American Red Cross or American Heart Association.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

For a detailed description of this position, or for questions, contact Andrea, [email protected].

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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