Nuclear Medicine Technologist, PET CT

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Perform Nuclear Medicine procedures (diagnostic and therapeutic) and organize, execute and control laboratory and/or research studies under limited supervision.



Engages in population appropriate communication.

Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.

Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment.

Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.

Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.

Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.

Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately.

Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms. Performs treatments, administers medication, or operates equipment safely.

Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.


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.


Minimum Education Required:

An Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an AMA approved program

License & Certification:

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).

Years of Experience:

Two years of experience is preferred, will consider New Grads.