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City of Hope

Nuclear Technologist II

Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 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 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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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.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Utilizes safe techniques to include protective shielding and prescribed safety standards for the preparation and handling of radioactive sources.
  • 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.
  • Assists in performing First Aid and CPR, as necessary.
  • Responsible for upkeep and organization of the Hot Lab, 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.
  • Develops, maintains and participates in staff educational programs. Provides technical instruction to other departments.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Attends departmental meetings as required and participates in the department continuing education program.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Minimum Education:
  • Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Program.
Minimum Experience:
  • 5 years in Nuclear Medicine as a Nuclear Med Technologist.
Required Courses/Training:
  • BLS.
Req. Certification/Licensure:
  • CNMT -California State Certification in Nuclear Med Technology, ARRT (N-Nuclear Medicine) and/or NMTCB; Venipuncture.
Preferred Education:
  • B.S. Degree from an accredited university.
Additional Information:
  • Full Times
  • Days
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be 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. #LH-LK

  • Posting Date: Oct 5, 2021
  • Job Field: Allied Health
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10007529-1
Employment Type: Other