Overview: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) offers a variety of cancer treatment options including radiation oncology. Radiation therapy, or radiation oncology, is quicker, safer and more precise than ever before. Radiation oncologists at CCCN use the most advanced treatment planning systems and state-of-the-art radiation technology to deliver internal and external radiation that helps prevent cancerous cells from growing or dividing, and potentially eliminates them.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Nuclear Med Tech at our Twain clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this role, you will work with some of the best physicians in their fields while providing care to patients in a successful health care organization.
Under general supervision, prepares radioactive isotopes for administration to patients in accordance with physician's orders. Operates scintillation detection equipment to measure isotope concentrations and scanners to record visual representations of the isotope concentrations in specific body areas of the patient. Performs laboratory tests on body specimens. Computes results of laboratory tests. Keeps records of tests conducted, test results, and disposition of isotopes and body products containing isotopes. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares radioactive isotopes for administration to patients in accordance with physicians orders
Operates scintillation detection equipment to measure isotope concentrations and scanners to record visual representations of the isotope concentrations in specific body areas of the patient
Conducts scans on patients with radioactive isotopes in order to provide diagnostic aid to physicians
Administers isotope dosage and records dosage administered following established departmental procedures. Observes patient during procedures and reports unusual occurrences to appropriate personnel
Keeps records of tests conducted, test results, and disposition of isotopes and body products containing isotopes
Offers expertise to physicians regarding appropriateness of additional/modified studies, etc.
Logs nuclear medicine procedures completed. Processes routine paperwork. Provides protection for patient and self in accordance with prescribed safety standards
Ensures the safety and physical comfort of the patient while in technologists care
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an accredited school
Minimum zero to three years experience as Nuclear Med Tech
Certified as a registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist (ARRT) or N.M.T.C.B required
CT certification preferred; will train for CT if needed
Current IV and CPR certification required
Successful candidates will thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for caring for their patients.
Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You! If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer. To apply please click on the "Apply" link.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify.