Carondelet St. Maryâ��s Hospital (located at 1601 W. St. Maryâ��s Road, Tucson, AZ 85745) is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally-invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke care, unique and personalized cancer treatment, and emergency care. Established in 1880, St. Maryâ��s Hospital is Southern Arizonaâ��s longest continually operating hospital. It is home to the Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute and The Carondelet Breast Center and is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke and emergency care. St. Maryâ��s offers every patient individualized care, personal attention by compassionate caregivers and some of the finest physicians and surgeons available.
Why Carondeletâ�¦ When you join Carondeletâ��s Community Built on Care, our family of nurses, doctors, staff and healthcare specialists are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for all the families of Southern Arizona and the surrounding communities. Weâ��ve been caring for you and your loved ones for more than 135 years â�� right here, in this great community of ours. So this is our home too. Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors of Southern Arizona is our passion, and weâ��re honored to have the opportunity to serve you. From emergency services and heart care to orthopedics, advanced stroke treatment and more, weâ��re focused on providing you with expert care combined with a healthy dose of attentiveness and kindness. Carondelet Health Network. A community built on care.
Performs nuclear medicine therapeutic and diagnostic procedures providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation.
Maintains and operates cameras that detect and map radioactive drugs in a patient's body to create diagnostic images. Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical factors accurately. Orders, prepares, administers, and disposes of radiopharmaceuticals according to established protocols. Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Checks for accuracy of ordered exams by comparing to written physician order. Verifies correct patient by two forms of identity verification, prior to injecting patient or starting exam. Obtains patient consent for procedures, as allowed. Maintains patient confidentiality per established CHN policies regarding HIPAA rights and practices. Documents patient education on requisition/worksheet as appropriate. Documents LMP and clinical history on requisitions. Maintains radiation safety for women of childbearing age, in accordance with existing imaging department standards. Starts IV catheters and maintains patency, using aseptic technique. Injects IV approved medications, as radioisotopes are considered a medication. Delivers oral medications as required for imaging or therapies, per physician direction. Completes all exams in accordance with department protocols. Assesses image set(s) to ensure exam completeness. Ensures patient safety at all times. Inputs and processes requisitions. Inputs all RIS information and provides film history as appropriate.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION Certification Required: Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) by NMTCB, or ARRT- N (American Registry of Nuclear Medicine Technologist) and AZ Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE) - Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.? Certification Required:?Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association.
EDUCATION Required: Graduate of an accredited nuclear medicine program. Preferred: Associates Degree in Health Sciences or related Field. ?
WORK EXPERIENCE Required: Prior Nuclear Medicine experience, OR graduated of an accredited Nuclear Medicine program containing nuclear medicine experience in a clinical setting.
Job: Nuclear Med
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105021372
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.