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Under the supervision of the Nuclear Medicine Clinical Director, the Theranostic NP/PA will develop pathways and workflows to facilitate the treatment of oncologic conditions using unsealed radiation sources (e.g., 177Lu-dotatate (Lutathera®), Radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo®), clinical trial agents, etc.) and will be a vital liaison between the numerous departments and staff within each department involved in the care of patients undergoing theranostic procedures. The Theranostic NP/PA will be responsible for overseeing a coordinated workflow for scheduling radionuclide therapy consults, administration and interval nuclear medicine and oncology visits. The NP/PA will work closely with the medical staff to coordinate the collection of and review medical data during and after radionuclide therapy. This individual may screen patients for appropriateness for radionuclide therapy and obtain consent for therapy. The NP/PA will also be responsible for the education of staff regarding radionuclide therapy procedures to ensure they are knowledgeable and confident regarding the administration and toxicity management of radionuclide therapy. The NP/PA may also conduct patient interviews and evaluations with the medical staff to determine appropriateness for radionuclide therapy and to educate patients regarding radiation safety as it relates to the radionuclide therapy.
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Yes – all ages.
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