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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Location:
Huntsville, TX, 77340
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
August 24, 2012

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DIRK A. SCHNARR, RT(N)

**** *** ****, **** **

Huntsville, TX 77340

936-***-**** (Home)

936-***-**** (Cell)

knez2j@r.postjobfree.com

NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST

• Over thirty years of experience in Nuclear Medicine, including Nuclear Cardiology over the last twenty years

• Successfully managed several Nuclear Medicine Departments, wrote Policy and Procedure Manuals, Administrative Assistant to the Head, Nuclear Medicine, Member of a number of Radiation Safety Committee

• Supervised up to twenty-five personnel and administratively responsible for the operation of two naval hospitals

• Maintained CEU’s, in-service training records, all required documents in each facility and initiated disciplinary action as necessary

• Managed Budgets in Military and Civilian Hospitals, including supplies and capital budget

• Instrumental in evaluating, submitting and purchasing various nuclear medicine camera and computer systems in the Navy and as a civilian

• Experienced with many different nuclear systems, patient information systems, PACS systems, clinical management practices, including PET scanning, thriving on new ways of doing things and change

HIGHLIGHTS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• Scheduling

• Budget

• Purchase of equipment

• Evaluations

• Hiring/firing

• Introduction of new procedures and technologies

• IV injections and insertions

• Patient and employee satisfaction

• Quality control, management and assurance

• Administration

• Planar

• Dynamic

• Cardiac

• SPECT

• PET/CT

WORK HISTORY

Jan 2009 – Present

Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Huntsville Memorial Hospital - Huntsville, TX

Sep 2008-Nov 2008

Traveling Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Cariant Health Partners - Roseburg, OR

Nov 2007-Aug 2008

Supervisor of Nuclear Medicine, Cape Fear Valley Health System - Fayetteville, NC

Apr 2006-Oct 2007

Supervisor of Nuclear Medicine, Citrus Memorial Health System - Inverness, FL

Nov 2005-Feb 2006

Interim Supervisor of Nuclear Medicine, Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Poughkeepsie, NY

Nov 2004-Nov 2005

Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Methodist Medical Center of Illinois - Peoria, IL

Jan 2000-Sep 2004

Traveling Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Radiology Staffing, Inc., Aureus Medical and TeamStaffRx

Jul 1999-Jan 2000

Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Columbia/Palmyra Medical Centers - Albany, GA

Mar 1992-Mar 1999

Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Memorial Health System of East Texas - Lufkin TX

Experienced a 25% increase in business during my tenure.

Oct 1974-Jan 1992

Department Manager/Supervisor, Various Naval Hospitals with United States Navy

Opened the first Nuclear Medicine Department at Naval Hospital, Orlando, FL., writing the complete Policy and Procedure Manual. Instrumental in the purchase of two camera acquisitions at Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA. Rewrote the Policy and Procedure Manual at Naval Hospital, Newport, RI. Hospital Corpsman at various Naval Hospitals, receiving all training, both formal and informal, was introduced and became proficient at all aspects of administration, management and supervision of personnel. Chief/lead technologist at Naval Hospitals, Orlando, Fl; Portsmouth, Va; and Newport, RI, beginning in 1983 and ending at my discharge in 1992.

EDUCATION & TECHNICAL TRAINING

Associate of Allied Health Science at The George Washington University

Biology Major, Northern Illinois University

Marine Science Major, College of the Virgin Islands

Summit Computer Training

Naval Submarine School

General Electric STAR Computer Training

Navy Leadership Management Effectiveness Training School

CPR and IV Certified

References Available Upon Request



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