Chief Technologist Nuclear Medicine Job Description Sample
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The primary purpose of the Nuclear Medicine Technologist position is to provide technical and specialized skills to maintain business operations in the Section of Clinical Nuclear Medicine in the interest of MDACC patients. Duties and responsibilities are conducted in a manner that effectively supports efficient patient services.
The technologist ensures the environment is safe for patients and peers. Practices and maintains radiation safety using ALARA concepts by appropriately shielding oneself, the patient and others while performing exams and/or protocols as prescribed by DI Faculty. Communicates and works with radiologists, physicists, clinicians, nursing staff, management and other patient care providers to ensure high quality diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures are performed. The technologist provides training, education and mentoring to patients, families, students, technologists, visitors, observers, nursing and faculty members.
Responsible for provision of high quality exams while working in a team oriented highly productive and complex environment.
Performs studies/procedures as outlined in the Professional Development Model (PDM).
Responsible for quality assurance activities on technical equipment and working with appropriate parties to resolve image quality issues.
Communicates effectively with patient care team members to answer the associated clinical care questions.
Responsible for accurately entering data into the Radiology Information System, ClinicStation and other computer systems.
Ensures that patient studies are appropriately coded and charged.
Demonstrates flexibility through work schedules, lunch coverage, area coverage, etc.
Practices responsible use of communication tools (e.g. whiteboards, paging systems, telephones, email, FAX, internet, etc)
Demonstrates the ability to work effectively
Corrects problems as they arise and notifies supervisor/manager when assistance is required to do so.
Other duties as assigned.
Functions within professional scope of practice
Ensures the patient is imaged in a safe environment, free of hazards.
Identifies patients using approved identifiers.
Provides full attention to the patient and the procedure.
Sets up patient studies utilizing approved protocols/procedures and brings questions forward before imaging patients.
Follows fall precautions and posts patient updates on the whiteboards or through other communication methods
Ensures appropriate supplies are available for the procedure.
Recognizes patient distress signs and is able to initiate and follow emergency procedures: nurse/physician, DIURT, CODE.
Utilizes sterile or aseptic technique where applicable
Insures proper administration techniques are utilized.
Follows the five rights of drug administration
Exhibits professional and courteous customer service at all times.
Other duties as assigned.
Required: Associate's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology or completion of a formal training in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Preferred: Bachelor's Degree or higher in the Arts or Sciences from a JRCNMT or JRCERT program or related field
Required: All of the following:
Must be registry eligible in one of the following: Nuclear Medicine Technologist by American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and licensed by the Texas Medical Board (TMB); OR Certified Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) and licensed by the Texas Medical Board (TMB) as a Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist (CMRT).
ARRT in CT certification
Additional certifications (NMTCB-NCT/ CNMT, PET; ARRT – N/R/T/QM)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Preferred: 2 years of post-certification experience working in nuclear medicine
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.
Employee Status: Regular
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,800
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 86,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 103,200
Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Radiology Nuclear Medicine
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients.
This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.
Nuclear Medicine is a fast paced and intricate department of Radiology. Our department has 1 SPECT/CT, 1 SPECT and 1 single head camera.
As well as a PET/CT unit. This department performs new and advances procedures on all varieties of patients from neonatal to geriatric patients. We are involved in cutting edge research projects.
Operates nuclear medicine equipment and provides patient safety by following established procedures to assist physician with proper diagnostics and treatment. Reports to: Unit Leader.
High school diploma
Graduate from an accredited Nuclear Medicine program.
ARRT and/or NMTCB certification required.
Minimum 2 years experience, but will train the right person.
Maintains continuing education CEU's for NMTCB/ARRT.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work Ability to work independently since call is involved.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.
We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist II
Under the supervision of the Supervisor Nuclear Medicine, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist prepares, measures, and administers radionuclides in therapeutic, diagnostic and tracer studies on adolescent through geriatric patients as prescribed by Radiologist or Endocrinologist. He/she will be expected to diagnosis or troubleshoot equipment and software failures in order to successfully identify and resolve such issues.
This position may act in a preceptor role to Nuclear Medicine Technologist I associate. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with performance standards established for the job. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards.
The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.
Technologist must be a graduate of an approved school/program in Nuclear Medicine Technology, and possess a valid State of Maine License in Nuclear Medicine Technology. Licensing with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Nuclear ARRT (N) and/or Nuclear Medicine Technologic Certification Board (CNMT) is required.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor Nuclear Medicine, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist prepares, measures and administers radionuclides in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies on adolescent through geriatric patients as prescribed by Radiologist or Endocrinologist. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with performance standards established for the job.
The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.
Technologist must be a graduate of an approved school/program in Radiologic Technology (ARRT-RT), and possess a valid State of Maine Permit in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist I PRN - Lutheran
Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients of all ages and performs all nuclear medicine studies using imaging and ancillary equipment. Performs camera and radio pharmacy quality control. Ensures radiation safety standards and practices and maintains records.
Performs elution of 99mTc generators and prepares radiopharmaceuticals, ensures compliance with regulations and recommendations by state/federal regulatory and accreditation agencies.
Performs hot lab responsibilities which may include elutions of generator according to prescribed procedure and manufacturer specifications using aseptic technique.
Performs elute quality control using aseptic technique.
Performs radiopharmaceuticals kit preparations and quality control according to departmental procedure and manufacturer specifications using aseptic techniques.
Labels and records required documentation according to department procedures.
Administers radiopharmaceuticals according to department protocol using aseptic technique in compliance with state/federal regulations and accreditation agencies.
Ascertains correct patient, study and radiopharmaceuticals by checking patient ID, requisitions and radiopharmaceuticals label prior to radiopharmaceutical administration.
Properly records pharmaceuticals. Educates patients regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure understanding and cooperation.
Ensures patients' safety during and after exam. Assists with scheduling patients as needed.
Performs VNA punctures as necessary and maintains competencies.
Performs quality control and quality assurance procedures.
Performs daily, weekly, quarterly and annual procedures on the following instrumentation: dose calibrators, scintillation well counter and thyroid probe, scintillation cameras.
Identifies, documents and reports sub-optimum results to supervisor.
Adheres to Department of Health, TJC, and department regulations governing performance of above procedures. Maintains required record keeping and documentation for all diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Acquires, archives, transmits and prints images via PACS.
Completes after hours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork.
Processes billing via RIS.
Immediately reports any malfunctions to help desk and PACS Administrator.
Performs nuclear imaging/counting procedures according to department protocols and computer acquisition and analysis.
Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Medicine or graduate of a two year accredited school in an Allied Health program or certification from CAHEA approved Nuclear Medicine Technologist training program.
Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(N) (ARRT), in good standing or be a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) through the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board.
Current state licensure (RL) required prior to employment.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
- Minimum one year experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist is preferred.
Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.
Requires exposure to radioactive material.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Nuclear Medicine Technologist II
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 08-10-2009
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
EXAM NUMBER: Y5803L
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
Performs advanced metabolic and advanced dynamic radioisotope scanning tests and associated wet laboratory procedures to produce graphic and numerical results for the diagnosis of pathological conditions.
Essential Job Functions
Performs metabolic tests including ferrokinetic, albumin turnovers calcium absorption, protein turnover, red cell survival, red cell sequestration, fat absorption and fat utilization tests.
Calibrates instruments associated with tests.
Performs and quantifies dynamic tests such as radionuclide angiocardiography including gated images.
Constructs radionuclide dilution curves for various cardiac chambers and lungs.
Performs quantative tests such as coronary artery imaging, lung ventilation and perfusion, and myocardial imaging tests.
Performs developmental tests with recently introduced radionuclides.
Performs data analysis of in-vivo tests.
Constructs time versus activity histograms from a particular organ or region of interest.
Adapts new nuclear medicine procedures for routine use.
Completion of an accredited* training course in nuclear medicine techniques, and one year of experience performing nuclear medicine technological procedures at the level of a Nuclear Medicine Technologist I under the direction of a qualified physician in a clinical nuclear medicine facility.
Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Nuclear Medicine (AART-NM) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).
PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
Please be sure to write the title of your required license, certificate, and/or permit, the number, date of issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency as specified in the Minimum Requirements. Attached a legible photocopy of the required license, certificate, and/or permit of compliance to your application at the time of filing or fax the required evidence to us within 15 calendar days from the date of filing your application online.
Applications submitted without the required license, certificate, and/or permit will be considered incomplete until such information is provided. The original license, certificate, and/or permit must be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment.
The required license, certificate, and/or permit MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license will NOT be accepted.
Experience at the level of Nuclear Medicine Technologist I in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Performs routine static and dynamic organ radioisotope scanning and associated routine wet laboratory procedures to produce graphic and numerical results for the diagnostics of pathological conditions.
- Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an accredited* college or university.
In order to receive credit for the Desirable Qualifications, applicant must attach a valid legible photocopy of Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology to the application at the time of filing or fax the copy of degree to us within 15 calendar days from the date of filing your application online.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience; and desirable qualifications based on application information, weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a score of 70% or higher on this examination to be added to the eligible register.
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements.
Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last of filing will not be accepted.
NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
All applications must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (i.e. 000-00-000, 111-11-111. etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
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Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Per Diem - Variable
Under the general direction of a Radiologist and/or Nuclear Medicine Physician, performs Nuclear Medicine imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring direct supervision. Performs a variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgement.
Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.
Current certification by the State of CA Department of Health Services, Radiologic Health Branch in Nuclear Medicine.
Satisfactory completion of a formal Nuclear Medicine Technology training program in an AMA approved school and meets the requirement for the registry by the state of CA.
Ability to read, writes, hear, and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.
Must be able to travel in and out of Stanislaus County, including transcontinental travel. If MHA and/or own vehicle used on Association business, must possess valid California Driver's License and upon request proof of liability insurance.
- A.S. Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an AMA approved program.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Per Diem
LocationNew York, New YorkShift:Day Flex (United States of America)Description:
Be the Face of Patient-Focused Advancement
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
- Per Diem
At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Nuclear Medicine plays a key role in providing patients with healthy, healing outcomes. Here, we diagnose and treat rare and deeply embedded conditions, when most centers are unequipped to help. We live to deliver high-tech, highly compassionate care experiences. And now, we're inviting you to join our patient-inspired team:
Join the close-knit Nuclear Medicine team at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital—the singular source of advanced care and caring for the 600,000 New Yorkers who live and work south of 14th Street. Here you will work with dynamic colleagues and a diverse in-patient population. Be immersed in a full spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic care while assisting with the evaluation of a wide range of medical conditions, from thyroid disorders to hypertension, heart disease, and pulmonary disorders. As a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, we'll depend on you to handle, prepare, administer and dispose of sensitive radiopharmaceuticals. You'll perform quality control and follow aseptic technique standards to ensure patient and colleague safety. You'll obtain and distribute medical records as needed, while collaborating with leading radiology physicians to provide integrated and expert evaluation of each patient.
In this Per Diem role, we are looking for coverage primarily Mondays and Fridays, in addition to coverage as needed for vacation, sick days, and holidays. The hours for this position will fall between 7:00am
3 years of experience in nuclear cardiology/nuclear medicine laboratory/ or equivalent
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Licensed Nuclear Medicine Technologist by the Department of Health
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT)
Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
- #1 in New York, "America's Best Hospitals 2017-2018." - U.S.News & World Report
- 2018 "Best Places to Work: Employee's Choice." - Glassdoor
- 2018 "Employees' Choice: Top CEOs" - Glassdoor
- 2018 "America's Best Employers." - Forbes
- 2018 "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare." - Becker's Healthcare
- 2018 "Top-Rated Work Places: Best Hospitals" - Indeed
Discover why we're #1 in New York and a best employer at: nyp.org/careers
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Providence is calling a Nuclear Medical Technologist (Per Diem, Variable) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
We are seeking a detail-oriented Nuclear Medicine Technologist to provide patient care services using Nuclear Medicine imaging.
In this position you will:
Operate radioscopic equipment to produce scanograms to assist in the diagnosis of pathophysiology.
Obtain patient clinical history and perform physical assessments of patient conditions to determine appropriate testing protocol.
Provide technical interpretation of radioscopic and physiologic data.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology
Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists(ARRT) or certification with the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board(NMTCB)
Current Registered Radiological Technologist licensure in Washington state
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Experience in general Nuclear Medicine technology
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Cardiac Imaging, Inc. (www.mobilecardiacpet.com) has brought together advanced nuclear medicine technology with convenient care through our turnkey mobile clinics. Our service allows physicians to treat their patients for cardiac disease with the most cutting edge tools in nuclear medicine, without leaving the comfort of their practice. We exclusively perform mobile cardiac PET imaging exams, the recognized gold standard across the United States in detecting early coronary artery disease before it is evident on other imaging tests.
We are currently seeking a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist, ARRT with RSO experience to work under the direction of a physician and perform a full range of nuclear imaging for our Mobile Cardiac Imaging Program. Local travel required from our hub in Henderson, NV, including some travel requiring overnight stays.
- Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and state certification, as applicable
- Must be a graduate of an approved nuclear medicine program
- Three or more years of related experience
- RSO experience preferred
- Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Practice Management Systems.
- Ability to work well with others in a professional manner in a team oriented environment.
We offer a complete benefits package including health and dental insurance, STD, LTD, life insurance, and paid time off.
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