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Nuclear Medicine Tech Mercy Lorain

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthAdminister radiopharmaceuticals or radiation intravenously to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment, under direction of a physician. Detect and map radiopharmaceuticals in patients' bodies, using a camera to produce photographic or computer images.Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures.Detect and map radiopharmaceuticals in patients' bodies, using a camera to produce photographic or computer images.Create advanced digital images of patients using computer imaging systems.Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.Process cardiac function studies, using computer.Process x-rays or other medical images.Calculate, measure, and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used, and disposed, using computer and following physician's prescription.Calculate numerical data for medical activities.Record patient medical histories.Record and process results of procedures.Record patient medical histories.Process healthcare paperwork.Produce a computer-generated or film image for interpretation by a physician.Process x-rays or other medical images.Prepare stock radiopharmaceuticals, adhering to safety standards that minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients.Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.Prepare medications or medical solutions.Explain test procedures and safety precautions to patients and provide them with assistance during test procedures.Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.Perform quality control checks on laboratory equipment or cameras.Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.Dispose of radioactive materials and store radiopharmaceuticals, following radiation safety procedures.Monitor the handling of hazardous materials or medical wastes.Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.Gather information on patients' illnesses and medical history to guide the choice of diagnostic procedures for therapy.Gather medical information from patient histories.Maintain and calibrate radioisotope and laboratory equipment.Maintain medical laboratory equipment.Position radiation fields, radiation beams, and patient to allow for most effective treatment of patient's disease, using computer.Adjust settings or positions of medical equipment.Position patients for treatment or examination.Add radioactive substances to biological specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces, to determine therapeutic drug or hormone levels.Prepare biological specimens for laboratory analysis.Measure glandular activity, blood volume, red cell survival, or radioactivity of patient, using scanners, Geiger counters, scintillometers, or other laboratory equipment.Operate laboratory equipment to analyze medical samples.PRN Weekdays, Day shiftMercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DAn employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.Paid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift:DaysDepartment:Nuclear Medicine - LorainAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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