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Nuclear Medicine Technologist + $10,000 Sign-On Bonus

Location: Arlington, VA

Status:  Non-Exempt

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus

Are you looking for new career opportunities, great wages, excellent benefits and work-life balance?   Follow your heart to Virginia Heart!

 

At Virginia Heart, we are looking for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) to provided the best patient care.  The NMT uses the myocardial perfusion imaging equipment to diagnose image perfusion patterns of the myocardium and evaluate the functions of the coronary arteries for disease in patients.  The NMT will apply their knowledge and training to perform diagnostic proceduresThe Nuclear Medicine Technologist may be required to travel to Stone Springs and Falls Church Offices for coverage purposes.

 

When you work with Virginia Heart, you will enjoy a dedicated and experienced staff, competitive wages, excellent benefits and the following rewards and incentives:

 

  • No Nights, weekends or holidays!
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Short-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program for Mental and Physical well-being
  • Three Weeks of Paid Vacation upon eligibility
  • One week of Paid Sick Leave
  • Annual Merit-Based increases
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Annual Merit-Based increases
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Discount Programsts Quarterly Employee Appreciation; Events to include therapy dogs, raffles, and other fun events

Virginia Heart is Northern Virginia's premier cardiovascular practice, bringing an unparalleled standard of excellence to our patients. We are seeking experienced professionals to join our team in our outpatient cardiology setting.  Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Virginia Heart learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Explain MPI procedures to patients.
  • Ensure appropriate prep has been followed.
  • Accurately calibrate and prepare the radiopharmaceutical dosages for patient testing.
  • Administer the radiopharmaceutical agent following protocol.
  • Operate the gamma scintillation camera, or scanner, to obtain pictures of the radiopharmaceutical as it passes through the myocardium of the heart. Evaluate technical quality of the images.
  • Calibrate instruments and review data to detect trends indication equipment malfunction.
  • Document treatment data in the diagnostic template.
  • Assist patients onto scanner and position patients in a safe manner.
  • Obtain the CT data to be scored on the processing workstation.
  • Document and complete patient studies accurately and efficiently in EMR,
  • Maintain accurate patient records, equipment use and maintenance, including the amount and type of radiopharmaceuticals received, used, and disposed of.
  • Perform morning and afternoon duties as stated in the nuclear cardiology procedure manual.
  • Maintain radiation safety logs.
  • Work as a part of the code team when emergencies occur.
  • As assigned, routinely checks the emergency cart and equipment per protocol. The MPI tech is responsible for knowing the location of the medical supplies and medication on the emergency cart and the proper operation of emergency equipment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Successful completion a nuclear medicine education program that allows them to be certified in American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) certification
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required
  • IV skills
  • Radiation protection/radiation safety
  • Computer proficient 
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

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