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Company: West Florida Hospital
Location: Pensacola, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech





8383 N Davis Hwy. Pensacola, FL 32578

West Florida Healthcare is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. In addition to receiving an A Rating in Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group since fall of 2015, West Florida Healthcare is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. West Florida Healthcare is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, West Florida Healthcare is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and offers specialized Emergency Department services tailored specifically to the needs of seniors as well as a Kids' ER dedicated to serving the emergency medical needs of children. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, and a behavioral health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, orthopedics, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.

Your benefits include: 401(k) Paid Time Off

Medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability benefits

Tuition reimbursement Employee discount program Employee stock purchase plan Student loan repayment

Job Summary: Performs a full range of routine and specialized Nuclear Medicine studies including MUGA functional studies, exercise stress tests, pharmacological stress tests, viability, and perfusion studies. Prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals in diagnostic studies. Calculates doses, and administers doses under direction of a physician. Calibrates and performs quality control on equipment in accordance to State regulations and WFH Nuclear Cardiology policy and procedures. Performs diagnostic studies on patients as prescribed by physician, using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and to produce quality images of organs for diagnostic interpretation. Measures radioactivity, using Geiger counters, scalers and scintillation detectors in accordance to State regulations and WFH Nuclear Cardiology policy and procedures. Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials in accordance to State regulations, Radiation Safety Protection Program, and WFH Nuclear Cardiology policy and procedures. Adheres to OSHA regulations including Universal Precautions/Infection Control, Bio-Hazard Waste Management, and Hazard Materials. Maintains individual credentialing. Processes related paperwork and QA documentation using computer equipment as directed. Maintains examination rooms. Stocks necessary medical and Nuclear Medicine supplies. Reports equipment malfunctions and/or the need for adjustment to the Supervisor in a timely manner. Responsible for confirming correct patient/correct exam/correct order/correct patient demographics, prior to scan. Responsible for entering, editing, and completing exams in Meditech. Responsible for patient scheduling. Responsible for verifying exam transmission to PAC's. Adapts to schedule changes including call and weekends. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, natural origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.


Education: Associate's Degree in healthcare field is preferred
Current ARRT or NMTCB and Florida Certification are required

Experience: Clinical experience acquired in an ARRT approved nuclear medicine program is required. A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years experience as a registered technologist is preferred.


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