It may sound clich??, but it is true. A career taking care of cancer patients is a calling for most all of us. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Compass Oncology, but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment. No matter the role each Compass team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients.
Compass Oncology - the Pacific Northwest's largest privately-owned oncology practice - has introduced mobile PET\CT services to better serve our communities and needs a strong PET\CT Technologist to help support our 4 clinic practice. We need someone with a strong background in patient care, dual certifications in Nuclear Medicine and Radiography, and solid skills in IV starts (port access experience preferred), Diagnostic CT experience, and Radiation Simulation experience is a plus.
LOCATION: Float (3 locations)
Vancouver Cancer Center (Vancouver, WA)-2 days a week
West Cancer Center (Tigard, OR)-2 days a week
Rose Quarter Cancer Center (Portland, OR)-1 day a week
SCOPE: Under limited supervision, performs diagnostic PET/CT and CT imaging procedures and related functions. Collaborates with Medical Director and Supervisor on technical issues, equipment performance and QA. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Responsibilities: - Performs diagnostic PET/CT or CT imaging procedures to include: injection of radio- pharmaceutical and/or IV contrast, the administration of oral contrast, protocol setup, patient positioning, reconstruction and filming of images, network image transfers, and archiving of image data.
-Assists in procedure scheduling and related front office functions to ensure smooth workflow.
-Ensures accuracy of patient demographic information, report distribution and patient files.
-Assists with the collection of clinical data for patient follow-up and development of teaching and educational information.
-Provides protection for patient and self in accordance with prescribed safety standards. Conducts daily quality control measures to monitor scanner performance.
-Reports all malfunctions and/or need for service to the proper company or facility.
-Responsible for patient data and films including: printing, archiving, retrieval, network data transfers, tracking and logging of loaned films and requested outside films.
-Understands the contraindications associated with the administration of IV contrast, be able to recognize possible reactions and know the procedure to follow in the case of a reaction.
-Ordering of necessary office, medical, printing and archiving media.
Associates or Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology or from an AMA accredited program or Associates or Bachelor's degree in Radiologic Technology from an AMA accredited program.
CNMT (Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist) and/or ARRT (Nuclear) certification where required by state law.
Dual licensing in Oregon and Washington required.
Minimum (5) years of experience in nuclear medicine including at least (2) years of previous PET & CT or nuclear medical experience and/or equivalent education and experience.
General knowledge of patient scheduling and billing systems.
-Customer Focused: Deliberately seeks to clearly and distinctly understand customer requirements; anticipates customer's primary needs; is service-oriented and demonstrates initiative and creativity in solving customer needs; takes immediate action to address customer needs; measures success by customers* feedback.
-Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluated products, processes, and service against those standards; manages quality.
-Teamwork/ Collaboration: Seeks to accomplish individual and/ or group goals by creating and leveraging cross functional teams; works well with other people on the job by intentionally and appropriately compromising and using creativity to solve common problems and generate the desired results; demonstrates appreciation for other's points of view.
More About The Company Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
As a member of The US Oncology Network , one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 89 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with clinical offices located throughout the metro area.
To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at https://compassoncology.com/
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.