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PET/ CT Technologist

Company: RAYUS Radiology
Location: Bennington
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

RAYUS Radiology is looking for a part time -PET/CT Technologist to join our team. We are challenging the status quo by shining the light on radiology and making it a critical first step in diagnosis and proper treatment. Come join us and shine brighter together. - -As a PET/CT Technologist, you will perform all Positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (PET/CT) procedures according to the established standards and protocols to provide quality patient care. You will also remain self-motivated to increase your level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.
This is a part-time position (20 hours/week) working on our mobile units, located between Bennington and Windsor counties in Vermont. - -
(75%) Patient Imaging

  • Performs routine and advanced Positron emission tomography--computed tomography (PET/CT) procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in the diagnosing and treating of patient illness and/or injury with minimal amount of supervision or repeats
  • Screens patient before the procedure for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examination
  • Explains and prepares patients for Positron emission tomography--computed tomography (PET/CT) procedures that will be performed, explaining the procedure, positioning patients so that the parts of the body can be appropriately scanned and providing patient support by talking to patients throughout procedure
  • Adjusts scan parameters correctly and as needed, utilizing dose reduction techniques as appropriate
  • Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologist, referring customers and other associates and peers
  • Assesses, prepares, records and administers radio pharmaceuticals according to Nuclear
  • Regulatory Commission and/or State regulations and departmental policies
  • Administers fluorodioxyglucose (FDG) via intravenous methods to patients
  • Demonstrates knowledge of safety-related work behaviors to ensure safe job performance and the maintenance of a safe work environment as an integral part of the quality of patient care services
  • Reports contamination to Radiation Safety Officer
  • Maintains accurate patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS)
  • Maintains ACR toolkit and accreditation requirements

    (20%) Imaging Support

    • Performs general maintenance on PET/CT scanner and/or mobile scanner and truck
    • Performs and records daily quality control procedures on specified equipment to ensure correct and accurate operation
    • Performs and records daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly quality control procedures on
    • PET/CT equipment to ensure compliance with ACR and AOA guidelines
    • Troubleshoots when possible, and reports problems to supervisor
    • Performs daily and weekly departmental surveys to ensure compliance of radiation standards of the department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission and/or State Regulations

      (5%) Performs other duties as assigned

Keywords: RAYUS Radiology, New England , PET/ CT Technologist, Other , Bennington, Northeast

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