Position : Sleep 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.
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Credential from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), or RRT-SDS/CRT-SDS or RST.
Current BLS Certification through the American Heart Association.
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.