PET/CT Technologist - Full-Time - St. Louis, MO - 2333
Company: Shared Medical Services
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 26, 2022
PET/CT Technologist - Full-Time
St. Louis, MO 63129 For over 40 years, Shared Medical Services has
been building on our strong foundation with our team of over 350
industry professionals who are deeply committed to our customers.
We have achieved this long-lasting success through our commitment
to state-of-the-art equipment, delivering unmatched customer
service, and our experienced and professional team. We call this
the SMS Difference! As an employee-owned company, Shared Medical
Services continues to be a well-respected, trusted, and proven
provider of specialized medical imaging solutions. We are currently
seeking a PET/CT Technologist to join our team. Position offers a
unique variety of duties and travel to multiple medical facilities.
Anticipated Schedule: 4 days per week 1 Saturday a month Weekly
guarantee of hours Schedules subject to change Responsibilities:
Competently perform imaging procedures, including administering
contrast agents and radiopharmaceuticals Perform equipment quality
check and adhere to quality assurance guidelines Maintain
compassionate patient care, comfort and safety, while ensuring
patient confidentiality Qualifications: Registered/registry
eligible: NMTCB-CNMT or ARRT(N) Ability to receive permit to
practice(s) as necessary Ability to produce quality special imaging
with little supervision Successfully pass a pre-employment (post
offer) background check, urine drug screen and physical Benefits:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Retirement Plans: 401k and
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Paid Time Off (PTO) Flexible
Spending (Medical and Dependent Care) Life and AD&D Insurance
Short and Long-term disability coverage You will be paid per hour
based on experience Paid lodging and per diems for any overnight
stays CLEAN COMMITMENT: Shared Medical Services has standard
practices for a clean mobile environment and infection control
policies and procedures for all patients. EVERY PATIENT. EVERY DAY.
SHARED MEDICAL SERVICES
209 Limestone Pass
Cottage Grove, WI
An Employee Owned Company
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK: Under the general direction of the Regional
Operations Manager, with the clinical supervision of the reading
physician at each site on the mobile route, performs examinations
of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the
diagnosis of patient illness. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs ordered examinations of appropriate
anatomical regions in accordance with accepted standards of
practice and protocols of the individual site reading
Maintains patient care, comfort and safety during transport to and
from the mobile coach/facility and during the exam.
Maintains technical competency through continued education and
participation in company sponsored training programs.
Maintains competency to adminster proper IV injections of contrast
material/radioactive material as directed by modality.
Demonstrates proper Blood Glucometer QC and Testing protocol.
Under guidance and approval of site Authorized User, administers
radiopharmaceuticals according to site-specific protocols.
Completes and signs the Patient Screening form and reviews/explains
the procedure to the patient.
Transports patients to and from the mobile coach/facility.
Provides images to the facility in the desired site format.
Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems;
places service calls and notifies all pertinent Team Members of
Assists with the set up and tear down of equipment in accordance
with SMS and/or manufacturers' guidelines.
Maintains a clean environment inside and outside of the mobile
Completes necessary administrative tasks (i.e. time reports,
billing, QA, etc).
Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient
Cooperates with facility healthcare professionals and complies with
Complies with all safety policies and regulations including
Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which
services are performed, if required.
Trains new Team Members as required and/or as assigned by the
supervisor and/or SMS management.
Performs additional duties as required. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Completion of an approved
School of Nuclear Medicine Technology Program required.
Must be registered with the Nuclear Medicine Technology
Certification Board or American Registry of Radiologic
Technologists (ARRT) (N) or obtain certification within six (6)
months of employment.
Must possess an active Permit to Practice where applicable and/or
Must possess valid driver's license with good driving record.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to properly perform injection
Operating knowledge of Personal Computers (PC) and medical charting
Capable of a flexible work schedule, with possibility of 10+ hour
days, may include overnight, weekend and holiday shifts.
Must be able to interact with customer personnel and SMS Team
Members in a responsible, professional and ethical manner.
Must be able to produce high quality special imaging with little
Must be willing and able to assist the Radiologist, as needed.
Must be able to function effectively in a team-oriented
Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and
Ability to demonstrate competency in all applicable areas.
Responsible for the following and adhering to TJC/SMS Quality
Standards which includes, but is not limited to: CPR,
immunizations, training (SMS and Site Specific), Infection Control,
and Invasive Procedures (if applicable). WORKING CONDITIONS: Work
is primarily performed in mobile unit with frequent trips outside
to transport patients during all seasons.
Exposure to inclement weather from transporting patients to and
from facility to mobile unit.
Exposure to radiation.
Mobile unit has artificial lighting, with some daylight from
windows or doors.
Possible exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues from working
with patients and performing injections as required. PHYSICAL
REQUIREMENTS: Sits, stands, and walks intermittently throughout the
Climbs stairs to enter mobile unit and tractor.
Squats or kneels and lifts objects from ground occasionally.
Full extension of arms above head and in front of body.
Frequently lifts weight of up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally lifts weight of up to 75 pounds.
Occasionally carries objects weighing up to 55 pounds.
Occasionally push/pull objects with force of up to 72 pounds.
May transfer patients weighing up to 500 pounds with a variety of
assistance from other staff or equipment.
Must possess good balance.
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