• Nuclear Medicine Technologist

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
    Work Site: Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver
    Status: Casual Status
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $29.70-$37.04 per hour
    Hours: 0630-1430, 0700-1500, 0830-1630
    Reference#: 113743-jim


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the department across the Lower Mainland Medical Imaging (LMMI) Health Authorities (Fraser Health, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services and Vancouver Coastal Health). Performs diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures in accordance with departmental policies. Duties include preparing patients for examination, operating nuclear medicine equipment, monitoring patient during procedures, preparing and dispensing and administering radiopharmaceuticals. Performs routine quality control tests on imaging equipment, monitors area utilizing appropriate detection devices and disposes of radioactive substances and contaminated items by following established guidelines.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience
    Current Certification with the CAMRT (Nuclear Medicine). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification - Basic Life Support (BCLS) level.


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Working knowledge of Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS), i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval.
    Demonstrated knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with nuclear medicine equipment.
    Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Regulations.
    Demonstrated ability to perform radioisotope examinations in compliance with departmental standards.
    Demonstrated knowledge of research process and methodology.
    Demonstrated knowledge of PACS/Radiology Information Systems, i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval.
    Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
    Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
    Demonstrated ability to plan and establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
    Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques.
    Demonstrated computer skills with current computer applications.
    Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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