Nuclear Medicine Technologist II
Location: Multi- Site (Primary Site: Health Science Centre)
Nuclear Medicine Technologist II
Diagnostic Imaging - Nuclear Medicine
Temporary, Full-Time (until September 27, 2021, with the possibility of extension)
Hours: 70 bi-weekly (8 hour shifts; days, evenings, rotating, on-call, standby)
Salary: LX28 ($29.73 - $37.60)
Competition Number: 2020000855
Posted Date: 13 May 2020
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist II is responsible for performing standardized and complex diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures. This includes preparing, measuring, dispensing, and administering radiopharmaceuticals and radioisotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic use, assessing patients for exams and explaining procedures and tests, and performing quality control testing on all equipment. The Technologist also participates in research, is involved in quality control and radiation safety techniques and performs other related duties as required.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
- Regularly lifts, moves, repositions, pushes, or pulls objects (i.e. supplies, equipment, cameras, lead vests, and patients), less than 10 lbs., between 10-50 lbs., and over 50 lbs.
- Regularly stands or walks when performing procedures or scanning patients. Occasionally, works in awkward or cramped positions where maintaining balance is required while operating heavy machinery or equipment to perform scans.
- Scanning patients requires controlled movements while physically handling cameras. Occasionally will sit to review images and use fine finger/precision movements to work on the computer, walk, and bend to give injections using fine motor skills.
- Visual concentration is required when reading physicians' orders, positioning patients, drawing up radiation into syringes, calculating and measuring dosages, inserting venipuncture and intravenous (IV) lines, giving injections, examining detailed computer images, computer processing, and monitoring patients during procedures.
- Graduation from a recognized (accredited) program in Nuclear Medicine Technology is required.
- Current registration and member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) in Nuclear Medicine.
- A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.