Nuclear Medicine Tech

Nuclear Medicine Tech

Position: Nuclear Medicine Tech
Location: Oak Lawn, IL
Duration: 3 Months Contract
Shift: 6.00 AM -2.30 PM / 7.30 AM – 4.00 PM (will vary)

Nuclear Medicine Technologist Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and administering radiopharmaceuticals orally or by injection or inhalation.
  • Explaining the imaging procedure to patients, answering questions, and ensuring their comfort while placing them in the appropriate position for scanning.
  • Operating imaging equipment, such as PET and SPECT scans.
  • Processing images on the brain, thyroid, bone, heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver on the computer.
  • Monitoring patients for unusual reactions to radioactive drugs.
  • Keeping detailed records of the amount and type of radiopharmaceutical used and of the procedure.
  • Producing computer-generated or film images for interpretation by the physicians.
  • Following safety procedures to protect staff and patients from unnecessary radiation exposure.
  • Maintaining and examining medical machines and imaging equipment.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of the frequent advances, innovations, and developments in the field.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist Requirements:

  • An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
  • A state license and certification to practice Nuclear Medicine.
  • The ability to competently operate imaging equipment.
  • Good manual dexterity and mechanical abilities.
  • Good communication skills and empathy when dealing with patients and their families.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • The physical stamina necessary to stand for long periods of time and lift patients who need help moving.



Arpit Tiwari

HealthCare Recruiter
United HealthCare Staffing
Direct: (408)-883-6981| Email: [email protected]


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