UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist- Reserve Variable

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-8653
    Type
    Reserve
    Department
    7160 Nuclear Medicine
    FTE
    0.00
    Shift
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    New Grads?
    Yes
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

     

    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

     

    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

    Responsibilities

    Under the direction of a radiologist, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a wide variety of diagnostic procedures using radioactive chemicals, gamma cameras, computers, and probes.  Procedures are performed accurately, independently, and efficiently and in compliance with State of Washington guidelines and regulations for use of Radiopharmaceuticals.

    Qualifications

    Education Background

    • Requires graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine program

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Must be certified through the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB), or equivalent.
    • Must be registered with the State of Washington as a Certified Radiological Tech-NM.
    • CPR or BLS required, must be obtained with 90 day of hire.
    • Requires 24 CME credits every two years.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit/department.
    • Requires venipuncture and injection skills.

    Work Experience

    • NM experience preferred.

    Physical Abilities

    • Able to safely maneuver patients, and stock supplies. 
    • Able to move freely about the department and hospital.
    • Able to differentiate color, preferred.

    Physical Demand Level:  Medium
    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
    Lift / Carry
    20 to 50 pounds occasionally
    10 to 25 pounds frequently
    up to 10 pounds constantly
     
    As required, must be able to-
    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
    Push and Pull
    Perform fine motor functions
    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.
    Note: This position may be exposed to low-level electromagnetic (gamma ray) radiation. 

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