Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals as well as other medications to patients and performs the diagnostic study per physician orders.
Administers radiopharmaceuticals and medications for patient imaging and therapeutic procedures.
Processes data and enhances digital images using advanced computer technology.
Provides images, data analysis and patient information for diagnostic interpretation or therapeutic procedures.
Evaluates images to determine the technical quality and calibration of instrumentation.
Processes the images for radiologist review.
Adheres to department radiation safety practices.
Obtains brief history and records all pertinent information on finished exams (dose information, patient data, dates, views, etc.)
Verifies the patient by checking identification arm band and prepares patient for the procedure.
Explains the procedure to the patient.
Performs other functions as required or assigned.
Minimum Education High School Diploma or Equivalent Successful Completion of formal Nuclear Medicine Technology Program Registered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. One year of direct patient care work experience in nuclear medicine preferred.
Required Skills Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS)