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Nuclear Medicine/PET CT Technologist Full Time Days

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Job Title Nuclear Medicine/PET CT Technologist Full Time Days Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Diagnostic Services, Radiology Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department GWV Nuclear Medicine Team Date posted 12/20/2023 Job ID R-55919

Job Summary

$10,000 sign on bonus for eligible applicants!! · Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment · Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA) · Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability · Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment · PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast · MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones. Uses radioactive materials to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses or injuries; meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range of their assigned clinical area. Participates in the training of new employees and students as necessary.

Job Duties

  • Calibrates and assays isotope doses; prepares radioisotopes and radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Explains procedures and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients; positions patients for procedures; provides protection to patients and personnel in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Calibrates equipment and performs camera and computer quality control; operates selected equipment to perform radionuclide imaging including scanning, organ blood flow studies, organ function studies and PET and CT studies; processes images.
  • Performs semi-in-vitro studies in wet lab.
  • Takes call and performs emergent studies when necessary.
  • Utilizes radiology information system and electronic medical records system to maintain information required for accurate patient records.
  • Maintains record of receipt, use, storage, and disposal of isotopes.
  • Performs routine and emergency laboratory radiation surveys and wipe tests; surveys contaminated material; assists in containment and cleanup of radiation spills.
  • Performs quality control tests of equipment; immediately notifies the Team Leader or designee of irregularities.
  • Notifies the leadership or appropriate maintenance personnel of equipment malfunctions according to procedure.
  • Shares responsibility for ordering supplies; orders isotopes as needed.
  • Acts as a Nuclear Medicine liaison; provides support to physicians as requested; refers problems to appropriate leadership.
  • Maintains a positive interpersonal relationship with patients, physicians, and employees.
  • Performs processing and formatting of computer studies as requested by Team Leader.
  • Performs scheduling of patients as requested by Team Leader.
  • Performance of nuclear medicine exams and assisting with procedures and therapies require access and handling of non-controlled medications and radioactive pharmaceuticals.


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

$7,500 Signing Incentive for qualified applicants!

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified CT Technician - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB); Certified Radiology Technologist - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Skills

Working Independently; Preceptor Skills; Communication; Radiology; Radiation Safety; Diagnostic Imaging; Medical Equipment Management (Mem)

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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