Swedish Health Services PET CT Technologist in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a PET CT Technologist (Per Diem, Day Shift) to work for the PET CT Department at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The PET CT Technologist is responsible for utilizing radiopharmaceuticals as well as oral and IV contrast agents to perform a variety of diagnostic PET, PET/CT and CT examinations. Utilizes a multi-slice CT scanner and power injector. Starts IVs and administers various contrast agents and radiopharmaceuticals at the direction of the physician. Provides patient care services as needed in a professional, compassionate manner.
In this position you will:
Demonstrates complete understanding of PET technology; possesses in-depth knowledge of imaging techniques, computer processing, and radiopharmacy. Assures proper labeling of images including anatomy and correct patient information.
Acquire and analyze daily quality control to assure quality operation of PET and CT equipment. Perform weekly shutdown and quarterly SUV validation calibration as required.
Accurately prepares, dispenses and administers all radiopharmaceuticals, IV/oral/rectal contrast, and medications necessary for PET/CT imaging.
Consistently demonstrates the ability and knowledge to follow departmental protocols in order to produce high quality exams.
Follows established procedures for verification of physician order, utilizes double identifiers for patient ID, and assures appropriate history is obtained for exam type .
Required qualifications for this position include:
Successful completion of a Nuclear Medicine Technology program
At a time of hire must be certified with the Nuclear Medicine Technologists Certification Board (NMTCB) or registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with advanced registry in Nuclear Medicine (N)
Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Nuclear Medicine license
Recent graduates must pass the certification exam within one year of graduation and hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
About the First Hill Campus:
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians
Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 273920