Performs a full range of Nuclear Medicine Imaging, dual imaging modality procedures (PET/CT, SPECT/CT) and in vitro procedures; implementing extensive experience and attention to detail to help ascertain the diagnosis and/or treatment of patients as an integral part of the Nuclear Medicine Health Care Team.REQUIRED--Possession of a valid technical certificate for California State Certified Technologist, Nuclear Medicine is required. --Licensure by NMTCB and/or ARRT.--Knowledge and ability to operate Nuclear Medicine and auxiliary equipment for assigned modalities to provide quality images.--Knowledge and ability to work safely in an area with ionizing radiation and/or high magnetic field.--Knowledge and experience with SPECT, SPECT/CT, PET/CT and computers. --Extensive experience with a full range of Nuclear Medicine Technology; including Nuclear cardiology and in vitro procedures.--Physical ability to perform all functions of a technologist including moving and manipulating equipment; moving, manipulating and transferring patients weighing up to 400 pounds on/to/from exam table, with assistance as needed ; performing patient exams. --Ability to adapt to new programs and equipment upgrades as the Nuclear Medicine field advances.--Ability to remain flexible with scheduling changes throughout day to accommodate patient care needs and handle a high patient volume in a high pressure department with constantly changing priorities.--Knowledge of human anatomy, medical terminology, physiology, radiobiology, physics, chemistry, math, statistics, and nursing techniques related to Nuclear Medicine Technology.--Ability to use basic nursing skills and CPR.--Skill to communicate clearly and effectively on the telephone, in person and written document.--Skill to organize workload by priority to produce a sufficient volume of work in a timely manner. --Ability to react quickly and knowledgeably in emergency situations.--Must be a self-starter requiring minimal direction from supervisor or physicians. Ability to display common sense and good judgment in following rules, protocols, policies and procedures.--Knowledge and ability to use computer terminal. Ability to input and retrieve data and to observe applicable Radiology Information System (RIS) and Information Services (IS) access codes, security and privacy.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT--Must be able to work variable hours, alternate shifts, and occasional overtime to provided coverage as needed for sick leave, staffing shortages, etc. Must be able to rotate on-call for evening , weekend, and holiday coverage per departmental staffing guidelines. - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.