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Prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals in diagnostic and therapeutic studies, utilizing a variety of equipment and following prescribed procedures.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares stock solutions of radiopharmaceutical materials, calculates doses, and administers doses under the direction of a physician.
Calibrates equipment. Performs diagnostic studies on patients as prescribed by physician using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and to produce image of organ on photographic film.
Measures radioactivity, using Geiger counters, scalers, and scintillation detectors.
Administers therapeutic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under direction of physician.
Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials.
Renders appropriate patient care. Explain test procedures and safety precautions to patients and assist them during procedures. Performs PET and other designated research studies in accordance with necessary study procedures so that studies are completed as designed.
CNMT required with 2 years of nuclear medicine experience.
Position works on an as needed basis.
Knowledge of echocardiography required to manage some cardiology research protocols.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Able to communicate orally and in writing.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of South County Outpatient Practice. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $27.15 - $34.62 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Normal laboratory environment.
Must work with exposure to radiation and contaminated needles, blood and body fluids and communicable diseases.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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