Acute Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Westwood, MD

$90,000 - $130,000 a year

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Profession: Radiology

Type: Full Time

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high-quality patient care and serving as a resource in the radiology department. 

Description:

A nuclear medicine technologist is responsible for preparing and administering radiopharmaceuticals to patients undergoing scans for diagnostic purposes. The nuclear medicine technologist will use the scanner to create images of various areas of the patient's body which will emit radiation from the drugs to indicate the presence of diseases.

  • Preparing and administering radiopharmaceuticals orally or by injection or inhalation.
  • Explaining the imaging procedure to patients, answering questions, and ensuring their comfort.
  • Operating imaging equipment.
  • Processing images.
  • Monitoring patients for unusual reactions to radioactive drugs.
  • Keeping detailed records of the amount and type of radiopharmaceutical used and of the procedure.
  • Following safety procedures to protect staff and patients from unnecessary radiation exposure.

Qualifications:

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (N.M.T.C.B.)
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • Maryland license to practice nuclear medicine.