Nuclear Medicine Technologis I

Req uisition ID: 9876

Job Title: Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Shift: Per Diem | Variable

Department: Nuclear Medicine

Location: Duarte, CA

Position Summary: Performs a variety of diagnostic imaging and therapeutic procedures, for patients of all ages that requires the safe and effective use of radionuclides.

  • Utilizes protective shielding and prescribed safety standards for radioactive sources in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Assists physician and/or prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to the patient.
  • Responsible for performing radionuclide procedures on patients of all ages, inclusive of organ imaging, function studies, computer analysis and assisting the physician in the therapeutic administration of radioisotopes under prescribed conditions.
  • Responsible for routine and modified procedures requiring sound understanding of anatomical positioning, human physiology, and equipment for selection and modification of technical factors, which produce optimum results.
  • Responsible for equipment calibration checks/field uniformity, and reporting/scheduling equipment maintenance, as necessary.
  • Maintains records of radioisotope receipt, use, storage and disposal in accordance with state and federal regulations governing the accountability for radioactive materials.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education:

Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Program.

Minimum Experience:

1 year in Nuclear Medicine as a Nuclear Med Technologist or Student.

Required Courses/Training:

State license-incl. Venipuncture; Nuclear Med Tech; state cert-Diag. Radiology; ARRT or NMTCB; CPR.

Req. Certification/Licensure:

Special state permit for bone dositometry.

Preferred Education:

B.S. Degree from an accredited university.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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