Job Information

Sanford Health Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Sanford Medical Center Fargo - FT in Fargo, North Dakota

Create Your Career With Us!

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Broadway Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 801 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $29.00
Pay Info: $10000 sign on bonus with three year work commitment

Department Details

As a member of the Sanford Nuclear Medicine team, you will be working with state-of-the-art equipment and software to include: GE 640 spect/ct , 2 Infiana Hawkeye spect/ct, GE pet/ct, Cardinal Health Nuctrac, Epic One chart and Sectra PACS software. Sanford Fargo’s GE Discovery MI is the only digital PET/CT within a 300-mile radius and the only one in the Dakotas.

Position is full time, 80 hours per pay period, working 8 hour shifts with varying start times from 630a to 8:30a. Will include weekday / weekend call. Weekend and holiday rotation also.

Why Fargo, ND? The City of Fargo is located along the Red River of the North which forms the border between Minnesota and North Dakota. An estimated 124,844 (as of July 2018) people live in Fargo. The greater Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area population is more than 238,000. The metro area is thriving! We’ve got one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates and a stable economy. Couple that with a low cost of living, high quality of life, safe neighborhoods, clean air and a thriving local community and you’ll soon realize that Fargo Moorhead area truly is an exceptional place to live, work and do business.

Job Summary

Responsible for administration of nuclear imaging procedures, calculation, diagnostic, therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals, and adjunctive medications using a variety of equipment and strictly adhering to relevant safety standards. Performs quality nuclear medicine imaging examinations through the application of advanced technical knowledge while maintaining strict attention to patient care in accordance with department policy and procedure. Carry out hot lab duties and perform a variety of nuclear medicine studies on inpatients and outpatients in all age groups from neonate to geriatric. Have an understanding of nuclear regulatory commission (NRC) rules and regulations, practice radiation safety, safely operate all cameras and equipment in the department, process and send data to required destinations via computer. Understands the theories and principles behind the equipment and tests performed in the nuclear medicine department.

Prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals and therapeutically dosages under the direction of a physician. Employs radiation-detecting equipment to perform patient imaging procedures; describes procedures to patients and answers questions. Implements radiation safety standards and quality assurance into daily work and monitors a patient's condition during the course of an imaging procedure. Collects patient information, analyzes data and provides quality images for a physician to diagnose a patient.

Dependent on needs of facility and department may also be responsible and cross-trained in performing positron emission tomography computed tomography (PETCT) scans with thorough understanding of all processes related to PETCT. Has ability to perform nuclear medicine procedures after appropriate orientation to the department. Able to work with growth and development needs of unique client populations. Confirmation of thorough understanding of all processes related to PETCT.

Demonstrate qualities of a team player. Professionalism and confidentiality will be adhered to at all times. Necessary to be open to change and technology advancements.

Qualifications

Completion of an approved School of Nuclear Medicine Technology is required.

Certification with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) required. In addition for the state of North Dakota (ND), licensed with the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (MIRT) board.

Registered in positron emission tomography (PET) helpful. Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 60 days of employment, recertification as required. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-61827
Featured: No