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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Winston Salem, North Carolina

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Our PET/CT technologists use exceptional communication skills to connect with patients, explain the procedure and put them at ease. With a caring attitude and keen attention to detail, they ensure patient comfort, safety and satisfaction every step of the way. They show their technical competence by effectively interpreting physician orders/instructions and selecting appropriate software options and imaging parameters to produce the highest-quality PET/CT images/studies possible—enabling physicians to diagnose with pinpoint accuracy and treat with confidence. And, because our techs work in a variety of environments—a freestanding outpatient center, a mobile coach, or a hospital-based/inpatient facility—their flexibility allows them to deliver the absolute best imaging care at any access point.

This is a mobile opportunity with travel required.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for patient safety including pre-screening for contra-indications, aseptic injection technique, etc. and radiation safety/regulations, including proper documentation and technique when working with radioactive materials/patients.
  • Produces high quality diagnostic images.
  • Effectively communicates with customers and/or radiologists.
  • Trains new technologists and/or Patient Coordinators.
  • Trouble-shoots the scanner, coach, and peripheral equipment (including: monitors, PACS, coils, etc.).


Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required.
  • Certification in Nuclear Medicine or Positron Emission Tomography by the NMTCB or Nuclear Medicine ARRT required.
  • State license, as required.
  • CPR certification required.
  • As applicable, valid state driver’s license.
  • Ability to work at several locations.
  • Local travel may be required.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications and programs.
  • All candidates who accept an offer for employment will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.
  • The COVID-19 vaccination is/may be a condition of employment.


    Preferred:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience in Nuclear Medicine procedures and studies.

 

Physical Requirements:

The employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions during transport of patients if working on a mobile unit. The employee will be exposed to radioactive isotopes and ionizing radiation. May be exposed to radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


More than 50% of the time:

  • Sit, stand, walk.
  • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.
  • See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients.

Less than 50% of the time:

  • Stoop, kneel or crawl.
  • Climb and balance.
  • Carry and lift (ability to move non-ambulatory patients from a sitting or lying position for transfer or to exam).

Pay rate is $25.91-$46.63 hourly

Akumin Operating Corp. and its divisions are an equal opportunity employer, and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.


Who We Are section: Akumin is a national outpatient partner of choice for U.S. health systems, hospitals, and physician groups, addressing their outsourced radiology and oncology needs. Akumin provides comprehensive radiology and oncology services and solutions to approximately 1,000 hospitals and health systems across 47 states and offers fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging through a network of owned and/or operated facilities. By combining clinical and operational expertise with the latest advances in technology and informatics, Akumin delivers unparalleled patient experiences and outcomes.


This job has been posted by IgnyteAI on behalf of Akumin. IgnyteAI is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of IgnyteAI not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


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Posting ID: 910976297 Posted: 2024-05-21 Job Title: Pet Technologist