Nuclear Medicine Technologist, First Shift

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Nuclear Medicine Technologist for the Radiology department at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will support UC Medical Center's Radiology Department by delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

Unit Details:
  • In 2022, Newsweek magazine recognized UC Medical Center among a listing of the World's Best Hospitals for the world-class clinical care provided to the Greater Cincinnati Region and beyond.
  • Greater Cincinnati's only level 1 trauma center.
  • Prepare to expand your skillset and join a family-oriented and collaborative work environment.
  • A collaborative and fast-paced work environment.


Responsibilities

The role of the Nuclear Medicine Technologist is to perform nuclear medicine procedures (diagnostic and therapeutic) and organize, execute, and control laboratory and/or research studies under limited supervision.
  • Performs complex diagnostic studies (imaging and non-imaging) and therapeutic procedures.
  • Operates imaging equipment (scintillation/PET cameras and counters) and related equipment (film devices, xenon traps, computers, etc.) for routine and specialty procedures.
  • Performs quality control on instrumentation according to department policy and ensures that equipment is in proper working order.
  • Performs dose calculations, preparation and administration of radiopharmaceuticals and dispenses these to patients in an appropriate manner.
  • Uses appropriate instrumentation or other devices, monitors personnel, work areas and patient rooms where applicable to ensure that levels of radiation do not exceed those levels defined in institutional, NRC and Ohio Department of Health regulations. Reports all radiation exposures and spills to supervisor and/or Radiation Safety Officer.
  • Receives radioactive shipments, disposes of radioactivity and contaminated materials in accordance with department, hospital and federal regulatory agencies maintaining these records.
  • Instructs undergraduate students, medical students and Radiology/Cardiology residents and fellows.
  • Participates in research conferences, continuing education, and workshops.
  • Writes project reports, articles, and other documents, and assists in preparing research papers and manuscripts for publication.
  • Develops, reviews, and recommends new operating policies and procedures for laboratory and clinical work.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • An Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an AMA approved program.
  • Licensure (category N) from the Ohio Department of Health, national certification through either the Nuclear Medicine Certification Board or the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (Nuclear Medicine).
  • Two years of experience is preferred, will consider New Grads.

Join our team as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist in our Radiology department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.