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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH13328

Job Title: Per Diem - Nuclear Medicine Technician I - Nuclear Medicine

Department: Nuclear Medicine - 1013029

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Completion of accredited training program in Nuclear Medicine Technology is required.


Current and valid license from the Department of Health to practice in the State of Rhode Island.


Registry by at least one of the following bodies:

a.) American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – Nuclear Medicine.

b.) Nuclear Medicine Technologists’ Certification Board.

The interpersonal skills necessary to interface effectively with patients in order to allay their fears and anxieties, departmental staff, physicians and others.

The analytical ability to calculate and prepare readiopharmaceutical isotopes according to the standard procedure required by the test given.

The ability to operate all modern Nuclear Medicine equipment within the department.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

One to three months progressively more responsible job related experience is required.


Under general supervision of Lead Technologist of Nuclear Medicine, but according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of technical tasks designed to facilitate the use of in-vivo Nuclear Medicine procedures by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injuries. Calculates correct dosage of radiopharmaceuticals and administers to the patient. Performs imaging scans using gamma cameras and scanners.