Geisinger Health System Nuclear Medicine Tech II in LEWISTOWN, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Nuclear Medicine Tech II

LOCATION: Lewistown Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Radiology

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Part Time

HIRING MANAGER: Nicholl M. Kuhns

JOB SUMMARY:

Demonstrates the ability and knowledge to independently perform and evaluate diagnostic images within established time frames with accuracy. Functions as a coordinator, facilitator and provider of diagnostic imaging services throughout the Lewistown Healthcare Foundation. Responsibilities include assessment, planning and implementation of patient care, proper utilization of equipment and participation in quality assurance programs as requested. The technologist acts as a patient advocate in meeting the patient’s wishes during the hospital experience. The technologist provides for privacy and confidentiality. Responsible for education of the patient, family and other staff is a major focus of this professional.

Other duties as assigned: There are times, based upon unusual work volume (increase or decrease), emergencies, or severe weather conditions, when it will be necessary for you to accept and perform a work assignment or assist with tasks which are outside of your regular duties or cross-trained assignment in which you possess the basic knowledge and skill to perform the assignment safely.

E DUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school graduate or equivalent

Graduate of an approved school of Nuclear Medicine, or Society of Nuclear Medicine approved School of Nuclear Medicine, or registered by the A.R.R.T. in Radiology with at least three years hospital based radiology experience.

Registry eligible in Nuclear Medicine by the A.R.R.T. or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprint clearances required

W ORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

T he specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

O UR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER-LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL: is a 123-bed acute care community hospital serving the 80,000 residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties and members of the contiguous counties of Centre, Perry, Snyder, and Huntingdon. Established in 1905, the hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, wellness and community services while employing over 1,000 full-time and part-time employees and providing a Medical Staff consisting of more than 150 physicians and allied health practitioners representing specialties ranging from family medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology to infectious disease and general/cardiovascular surgery.

A BOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.