Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN

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Job Description

Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN

Rapides Regional Medical Center

Shift: PRN, as needed


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN? At Rapides Regional Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


Rapides Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn More About Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary And Qualifications

The staff technologist works closely with the lead technologist coordination the daily operations and functions of Nuclear Medicine Services. He/She is responsible for all QC/QA on equipment and patient doses. In the absence of the Lead Technologist, he/she will assume the duties of the lead technologist.

Major Tasks, Duties And Responsibilities

  • Works with the charge technologist to coordinate the daily patient flow and functions of Nuclear Medicine Services.
  • Assesses performance of quality control procedures and documentation regarding equipment checks as well as calibrations on pharmaceutical tagging
  • Assures proper receipt, handling and disposal of radioactive materials according to regulations and policies.
  • Proficient in performing all exams and can assume the duties of the charge technologist in his/her absence.
  • Orders supplies as necessary.
  • Knowledgeable about departmental and RRMC policies and procedures.
  • Assists or performs any duties that the charge technologist delegates.
  • Prepares stock solutions of radiopharmaceuticals and materials; calculates and administers doses under the direct supervision of a Radiologist.
  • Calibrates equipment.
  • Assesses patient’s understanding of exam and informed consent.
  • Performs diagnostic exams on patients as prescribed by physician.
  • Uses scanners or scintillation cameras for detection of radiation emitted to produce image of organ.
  • Measures radioactivity using Geiger counters, scalers and scintillation detectors.
  • Follows radiation safety techniques and policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and of the patient, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population.
  • Assesses, evaluates and informs physician of changes in patient’s condition during testing.
  • Instructs and prepares patient for exam.
  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing exams.
  • Understands contraindications and potential hazards of different labs.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Takes calls according to monthly schedules, after regular department hours.
  • Compiles and maintains quality assurance information.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the following groups: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population.
  • Modifies job duties and communicates with customers in an appropriate manner.
  • Assesses the patient’s pain and involves the patient in effective management of the pain using appropriate interventions.

What Qualifications You Will Need

  • Associate Degree
  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMTCB), or Registered Radiographer (ARRT)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support, or CPR for Healthcare Providers must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • No Travel Travel Required
  • No experience Required

Rapides Regional Medical Center is a 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana. We offer services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care. Our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital. This culture impacts the well-being of patients and their families. It also impacts your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. Learn what our commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of , , , , , , , marital status, veteran status, or status.