Guelph General Hospital is a dynamic 182-bed acute care hospital with over 1,300 dedicated staff members. The hospital uses state-of-the-art technology and equipment to provide a full range of services to the residents of Guelph and Wellington County. Current areas of specialty include 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, ambulatory care, general medicine, surgery, paediatrics, family birthing, and diagnostic and laboratory services.
Guelph is a beautiful and vibrant university city with a growing community of over 120,000 located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, within close proximity to larger centers such as Toronto, London and Hamilton. Guelph offers many prosperous manufacturing, service and high technology enterprises. Guelph and area also offers a wide variety of educational, cultural, recreational and sporting activities. With our local universities and colleges, festivals, theatres, parks, trails, sport fields and facilities, tournaments, cafes, restaurants, unique shops and larger retail centers, there is truly something for everyone.
If you are excited about working as part of a dynamic team, in an energized, fast-paced and progressive organization which values its staff, physicians and volunteers, we want to hear from you! While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Guelph General Hospital is committed to fostering a safe and healthy work environment which provides equal opportunities to people with disabilities.
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Position: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Department: Diagnostic Imaging
Position Available: Casual
Current Shifts: All Shifts
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is a specially trained healthcare professional that works under general supervision and performs multidisciplinary skills for the purpose of diagnostic imaging of disease. Nuclear Medicine involves the use of low-level radioactive substances which are injected, swallowed or inhaled to produce diagnostic images of how the body functions.
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist uses their expert knowledge of imaging and/or radiation therapy equipment, together with an extensive understanding of the principles of anatomy, physiology and pathology, image acquisition, treatment and radiation protection to deliver quality care to their patients. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist ensures the care provided is safe, appropriate, tailored, timely, and maximizes the potential of the available equipment and resources.
Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities:
- Current registration with CMRTO: designation MRT (N)
- Current registration with CAMRT/OAMRT: designation RTNM is considered an asset
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) –recommended/eligible
- Emergency First Aid – an asset
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods training/certificate – required/eligible
- Advanced training in computed tomography (CT) and/or SPECT/CT – required/eligible
- Advanced training in electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation – eligible/asset
- Competent with Telephone, fax, MS Office Suite, internet, Word, Excel and other related software (HIS/RIS/PACS)
- ECG machine/monitors
- Proficient in IV set-up utilizing aseptic technique for injection of Radiopharmaceuticals
- Demonstrated commitment to best practice, standards of practice, and life-long learning
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Strong critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills
- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
- Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service when interacting with patients, families, colleagues and physicians
- Intermediate computer skills with experience using Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint
- Applied, clinical and methodology knowledge of non-vendor specific NM systems