Life at Guelph General Hospital

Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Regular Part time (2 Positions)

 

General Summary

Reports to the Director, Diagnostic Imaging Services, and is responsible for the consistency of high quality and value of imaging services within the Nuclear Medicine Environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Performance of high quality imaging within the NM environment, following up to date standards of practice within the CNSC guidelines.

• Adheres to Provincial regulations set forth by the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO), and the Health Professionals Act.

• Able to work in a collaborative health care atmosphere, working with other team members and under the supervision of the NM Team Lead.

• Demonstrates respectful and compassionate patient interactions in keeping with the values set forth by Guelph General Hospital (GGH)

• Reviews and performs NM protocols as outlined by the standards set forward within our GGH NM department

• Enforces the GGH mission of collaborative approach to patient-centred health care

• Contributes to the NM team by having good communication skills, strong knowledge of CNSC regulations and compliance. NM protocols, worksheets, ALARA and radiation safety.

• Demonstrates team work abilities, critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, conflict management and lean methodologies that are current within the healthcare system of Ontario

 

Technology & Equipment

Telephone, fax, MS Office Suite, internet, Word, Excel and other related software (HIS/RIS/PACS)

• Applied, clinical and methodology knowledge of non-vendor specific NM systems is a must

• ECG machine/monitors

• Proficient in IV set-up utilizing aseptic technique for injection of Radiopharmaceuticals

 

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

The GGH NM Technologist works in a clinical and technological surrounding.

• A varied compliment of shifts is required to be covered as we are a 24 hour facility. Must be able to work days, evenings, midnights, weekends and holidays

• Long hours of standing, sitting, moving/assisting patients and exposure to computer monitors within a hospital setting is required.

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. (22.7kgs) (Lead shielding/patient transfers)

 

Qualifications & Experience

Minimum 5 years clinical experience in NM

• Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) –recommended/eligible

• Emergency First Aid – an asset

• Transportation of Dangerous Goods training/certificate – required/eligible

• Advanced training in computed tomography (CT) and/or SPECT/CT – required/eligible

• Advanced training in electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation – required/eligible

• Current registration with CMRTO: designation MRT (N) – required

Current registration with CAMRT/OAMRT: designation RTNM – recommended

Degree preferred

Job Posting Number
OP-15-028 & 029 (2 positions)
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Position Status
Part-time
Shifts
All shifts: days, evenings, nights, weekends, on call
Qualifications