Location: Inglewood, CA
Shift: Night : 1900-0730, Per Diem, 1 year contract
Nuclear medicine technologist's responsibilities include operating imaging equipment and ensuring the safety of all medical staff and patients from unnecessary radiation exposure.
- 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.
- 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.
- An associate's or bachelor's degree in nuclear medicine technology.
- Must have 1+ years of recent Nuclear Medicine Tech experience
- A state license and certification to practice nuclear medicine
- BLS is required.
- Nuclear Medicine Certification
Other Mandatory Requirements:
- Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 required