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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Cardiology Clinic CNMT/CTNM in Eureka, California

Job Summary:

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist practice encompasses multi-disciplinary skills. The technologist is responsible for the preparation, calibration, disposal, storage and administration of radiopharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals under the supervision of the radiologist and/or the (RSO) Radiation Safety Officer. The performances of quality control procedures, appropriate technique for quality diagnostic imaging and computer implementation are essential functions of the position. The Nuclear Medicine technologist shall work effectively with patients and support clinic personnel by helping all other areas of the Radiology Department as needed.

MinimumQualifications :

Education: Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience to achieve State Licensure (CTNM)

Experience : Minimum two years

Training: Prefer 2 year Spect Imaging experience

License / Certification : Must possess State Licensure (CTNM, CNMT)

Current CPR/BLS licensure, AHA

Documentation of current CEU’s

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Preference of three-year experience

Essential Values-Based, Leadershipand Management Competencies: Demonstrates values-based competencies in line with the five core values thatare the foundation of all activities performed by employees in order to achievethe Mission of the Providence St. Joseph Health System.

Dignity: Demonstrates competence incommunication and interpersonal relations.

Excellence: Demonstrates competence incontinuous improvement, continuous learning, accountability, and teamwork.

Compassion: Demonstrates competence incustomer/patient focus and adaptability.

Justice: Demonstrates competence in communityorientation and stewardship.

Integrity: Demonstrates competence in doing theright thing, for the right reasons.


  • Treatsall information and data within the scope of the position with completeconfidentiality and security.

Radiologists and radiology technicians shall have access to the entire medical record as necessary to verify the radiological procedures to be performed, identify potential drug interactions and provide ordered radiology services. Radiology support staff shall have access only to limited PHI (i.e. patient’s name, radiology procedure information, etc.) as necessary to perform delegated duties. Transcriptionists shall only have access to health information, records, dictation tapes necessary to complete their working during the hours they are working. Access to PHI shall only be available when the staff is on duty and working.


  • Cooperatesfully in all risk management activities and investigations .

Safety Requirements:

  • Isknowledgeable of, observes and complies with hospital Codes of Safe Practice,safety policies and emergency procedures.

  • Isknowledgeable of and compliant with ALARA program. (As Low As ReasonablyAchievable)


  1. May include exposure to potentiallyhazardous material, infectious agents, contact with patients, public and staff.

  2. Able to function in an environment thatincludes crisis situations while exercising appropriate interpersonal andcritical thinking skills.

  3. Will include exposure to (x) and/orgamma radiation.


Additionalphysical requirements are defined on the attached Physical Demand Analysis.

St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, SJHH has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values.St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Heritage Healthcare

Category: Health Care