Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital City: La Mesa Department: Nuclear Medicine Category: Radiation Therapy Jobs Job Status: Full-Time Shift: Day Job FTE: 1.0 Shift Start: Variable Shift End Time: Variable
Qualified applicant may be eligible for sign-on bonus up to $5,000.
This position is located in La Mesa, CA in San Diego County.
8-hour shifts; full-time position to work; weekends as needed; call is required
The Lead Nuclear Medicine/Radiation Custodian is responsible for directing operational activities and supervision of the staff. Performs area management responsibilities and conducts a physical inventory of radioactive fields sources throughout Grossmont Hospital Campus; supervising and/or performing field source leakage tests, drafting policies and procedures and documentation of compliance with Title 17 or Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Radioactive Material License (RAM). The Lead shall provide technical support, expertise and professional judgment as a Technologist. Our mission is to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. Our goal is to offer quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients' expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost effective and accessible manner.
Sharp Grossmont's Nuclear Medicine Department has two cameras. Both cameras are Siemans Symbias, Evo SPECT, and Intevo Spect CT. We also have a Philips Gemini TF16 slice PETCT scanner located at the Out Patient Imaging Center which is operated by the Sharp Grossmont technologists. We work with both In-patients and Out-patients and perform a wide variety of studies, including Cardiac exams.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s Imaging Services department provides state-of-the-art imaging services to the East County community. This dynamic and versatile imaging department includes radiology, CT and MRI scanning, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology, ultrasound and PETCT imaging. Staff employs the most advanced radiology and diagnostic technologies in both an inpatient and outpatient environment. The Radiology Team has a commitment to excellence in patient care and work in a collaborative team environment. Employees include licensed technologist, RN’s, imaging assistants and administrative support staff.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Satisfactory completion of formal training program in an AMA approved school and meets the requirements of an appropriate State and/or Federal mandated certification or equivalent
CNMT(NMTCB) or ARRT(N)
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
Experience in safe handling of radiation sources as defined in the RAM
Knowledge and understanding of radiological sciences, computer programs and documentation
Knowledge of application of radioactive materials
Ability to respond to radioactive emergencies ensuring compliance with Title 17, NRC, Ram
Three or more years of recent experience as a Nuclear Med Tech
Ability to perform all standard Nuclear Medicine/PETCT procedures
Highly effective problem solving and communication skills
Ability to work in team oriented environment
Demonstrated customer service skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Scientific or related field
Additional Salary Information: Qualified applicant may be eligible for sign-on bonus up to $5,000.
Internal Number: 89350
About Sharp HealthCare
Exceptional care and compassion are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to transform the health care experience — to give our patients a level of attention and comfort that is like nothing they’ve ever encountered. It’s going beyond caring for people to caring about people. It’s the extraordinary care we call The Sharp Experience.
With more than 18,000 dedicated employees, we’re proud to be the largest private employer in San Diego County and the No. 1 integrated health care network in California. And others are noticing, too — in 2016, Sharp HealthCare ranked No. 16 out of 500 large employers on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers list and No. 2 on the newcomers’ list.
As San Diego’s largest and most comprehensive health care system, we offer a wide array of career opportunities at our four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, three affiliated medical groups, outpatient and urgent care centers, hospice and skilled nursing facilities, and home health service
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