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Nuclear Medicine Technic (FH)

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Forest Hills
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Responsibility

Operates Nuclear Medicine apparatus and auxiliary equipment. Performs diagnostic scans and produces outputs to film/workstation for physician interpretation. Maintains and cleans equipment.

Prepares, measures, calibrates, and administers radioactive isotopes in therapeutic and diagnostic tracer doses under physicians' orders, utilizing a variety of nuclear medicine equipment.

Performs diagnostic imaging procedures (planar and SPECT), utilizing a variety of nuclear medicine gamma cameras.

Inputs patient information into a dedicated nuclear medicine computer. Processes computerized patient information.

Measures radioactive isotope uptake in patients, using non-imaging techniques.

Performs quality control procedures on equipment, using standardized radioactive sources and techniques.

Performs in vitro nuclear medicine laboratory procedures, i.e., blood volumes, Schilling tests. Responsible for kit preparation, including quality control procedures of the radiopharmaceuticals, eluding the technetium generator, and the documentation of all required information. Prepares radioactive waste material for disposal. Performs related duties, as required.

Job Qualification

Must attain the following within one (1) year of employment:

    • Registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT).


      • Certification by the Nuclear medicine Technology Board.

        Familiarity with standard nuclear medicine procedures, instruments and equipment, required. A knowledge of computer applications applicable to nuclear medicine procedures, required.

        *Additional Salary Detail
        The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, New York , Nuclear Medicine Technic (FH), Healthcare , Forest Hills, New York

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