Job Description

 Summary

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs examinations, on pre-mature neo-natal, neo-natal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients; administers radioactive material to patients for diagnostic exams and therapies; utilizes effective radiation safety practices; maintains record keeping in accordance with governing agencies; works closely with other staff to maximize efficiency and productivity.

Responsibilities

Administers radiopharmaceuticals or radiation to patients to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment, under direction of provider; explains the procedures to the patient, answers the patient’s questions, and obtains the patient’s consent; injects (doses) patients with radioactive material. Places radiopharmaceutical orders after reviewing provider’s orders; obtains and documents pertinent to patient history; calculates, measures and records radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received. Determines the correct procedure for the study ordered; maintains the required records for dosing, decaying and disposing of radioactive material. Performs required quality control on all cameras and dose measuring equipment. Other duties as assigned. 

Other Information

REQUIRED: 2+ years related experience

Credentials

BLS- American Heart Association

NMT- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

R- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Education

Associates Degree- Radiologic Technology



 

Work Schedule: 8-hours, Varied, Varied

 

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.

 

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