Kaiser Permanente Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Denver, Colorado
SEIU Local 105 $44.54/hour- $49.85/ hour
“May be entitled to translation/bilingual, shift or other wage premiums as governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Please refer to the respective collective bargaining agreement for additional information on such wage premiums: https://www.lmpartnership.org/local-contracts.
Operates nuclear medicine imaging equipment to produce images of specified areas of the body in accordance with instructions of the Radiologist and/or designated physician, using knowledge of radiopharmaceutical techniques and procedures, anatomical and pathological relationships, and the contour and composition of body tissue. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of ones actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems.
This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.
Minimum six (6) months of subsequent experience operating nuclear medicine equipment or completion of an approved nuclear medicine program within the last twelve (12) months including registration or certification.
Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
Completion of an approved training program in nuclear medicine technology plus currently registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) in nuclear medicine or by the Nuclear Medicine Certification Board (NMCB).
License, Certification, Registration
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certificate from Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certificate - Nuclear Medicine Technologist from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Ability to operate nuclear medicine equipment and perform related technical procedures.
Working knowledge of radiopharmaceutical techniques and procedures, anatomical and pathological relationships, and the contour and composition of body tissues.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to communicate effectively in a caring and courteous manner.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
One (1) year of experience as a nuclear medicine technologist preferred.
TITLE: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
LOCATION: Denver, Colorado
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.