Position : Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Preparing and administering radiopharmaceuticals orally or by injection or inhalation.
Explaining the imaging procedure to patients, answering questions, and ensuring their comfort while placing them in the appropriate position for scanning.
Operating imaging equipment, such as PET and SPECT scans.
Processing images on the brain, thyroid, bone, heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver on the computer.
Monitoring patients for unusual reactions to radioactive drugs.
Keeping detailed records of the amount and type of radiopharmaceutical used and of the procedure.
Producing computer-generated or film images for interpretation by the physicians.
Following safety procedures to protect staff and patients from unnecessary radiation exposure.
Maintaining and examining medical machines and imaging equipment.
Maintaining current knowledge of the frequent advances, innovations, and developments in the field.
Capable of obtaining quality radiographs of all body parts using proper exposure, markers, and shielding.
Able to perform all nuclear medicine exams within scope of practice.
Keeps Nuclear Medicine Department current with State, Federal, and Joint Commission standards
Able to write up all patient paperwork, schedule all patient’s exams, and give proper preps.
Able to access PACS, review studies, and perform basic functions for image manipulations. Resolve QA issues, close studies as reviewed, burn CD’s, transfer images, and print from PACS.