PET-CT-6 years

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White Coat Medical Staffing
White Coat Medical Staffing
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Job Description- PET/CT TECHNICIAN
Position Title- Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography
Department-Nuclear Medicine
The Nuclear Medicine PET/CT Technologist prepares and administers dosages of radiopharmaceuticals and
contrast media, supplied by manufacturers, to patients in preparation for diagnostic procedures under the direct
supervision of the Radiologist and the Director of Operations. The technologist prepares and positions patients
for scanning and operates nuclear medicine instruments and imaging equipment, including PET/CT scanner. The
technologist is responsible for performing radiation safety and quality control procedures, disposal of radioactive
materials, and monitoring work area and patient rooms to ensure that the levels of radioactive materials are in
accordance with NRC regulations. May be required to work in other modalities with appropriate licensure.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs ordered examinations of appropriate anatomical regions in accordance with accepted
standards of practice and protocols of the individual site reading physician.
Maintains technical competency through continued education as required by accrediting and
licensing bodies.
Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents and/or
radiopharmaceuticals according to site-specific protocols.
Completes and signs the Patient Screening form and reviews/explains the procedure and safety
precautions to the patient.
Calculates, measures, and records radiopharmaceutical dosages received, used, and disposed
using computer and following physicians prescription.
Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies
all pertinent team members.
Maintains a clean environment.
Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality.
Cooperates with facility healthcare professionals and complies with facility policies/procedures
to maintain occupational radiation exposures ALARA.
Complies with all safety policies and regulations including radiation safety.
Performs additional duties as required.
Qualifications Requirements:
U.S. Citizenship Required
English language proficiency required.
Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an AMA approved school
Satisfactory completion of formal Nuclear Medicine Technology training in an AMA approved
school preferred.
Registration in ARRT (N) or
CNMT required and additional ARRT (CT) or (R) preferred
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
6 years experience preferred

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