Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Days

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.


The Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for planning daily tasks including preparation for and completion of Nuclear Medicine procedures. Performs all aspects of Nuclear Medicine Imaging. Scanning patients, preparing and administering radiopharmaceuticals and performing QC under the guidance of the Medical Director of Nuclear Medicine. Performs complex diagnostic studies (imaging and non-imaging) and therapeutic procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of Nuclear Medicine according to established protocols, which includes, but is not limited to, reviewing for appropriateness and completeness of patient histories and requests for services. Explains procedures to patient and ensures that informed consent for therapy procedures has been obtained.
  • Positions patients and adjusts equipment to insure proper examination. Selects and operates complex equipment; follows standard safety protocols for personal radiation protection. Performs QC on images, verifies correct patient name and MRN. Checks images for technical quality and image display. Scans all specified documents into PACS. Sends complete study to PACS as "Reviewed" for radiologist interpretation. Completes tasks in RIS.
  • Prepares and administers, orally and by intravenous injection, radiopharmaceuticals under physician direction. Provides routine patient care while patients are in the department. Practices aseptic and sterile technique to prevent the spread of disease. Assists in administering emergency procedures as needed.
  • Maintains appropriate records and supplies. Performs equipment tests as needed and participates in (or is responsible for) quality control. Reports equipment problems to service (biomed Masterplan) and apprises management in a timely manner.
  • Supervises and precepts students in methods and procedures.
  • Participates in continuing education activities related to the field of Imaging Technology and its subspecialities. Demonstrates and maintains skills in providing care for patients of specific age groups, such as geriatric, through in-service and continuing education.
  • Responsible for supervisory duties as directed by the manager of radiology.


  • An Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an AMA approved program.
  • Registered as a Radiologic Technologist in Nuclear Medicine by the ARRT or Nuclear Medicine Technologist by the NMTCB.
  • Ohio Department of Health Radiologic Licensure.
  • Five years of experience in Nuclear Medicine.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week

Shift: First Shift

Join our team as a Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist in our Nuclear Medicine 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