Job Summary:Under the direction of the Diagnostic Imaging Director, prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals in diagnostic and therapeutic studies. Utilizing efficient and safe processes. Performs related technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care. May direct and check the work of other Nuclear Medicine Technologists.Essential Responsibilities:
As prescribed by Physician, performs diagnostic studies on patients, using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and to produce image of organ on photographic film.
Under the general supervision of the Physician, prepares stock solutions of radiopharmaceutical materials, calculates doses, and administers doses. Administers therapeutic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under direct supervision of the physician.
Measures radioactivity, using Geiger counters, scalers, and scintillation detectors. Calibrates equipment.
Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials.
May direct and check the work of other Nuclear Medicine Technologists.
Performs other related duties as necessary.
Grade 890Basic Qualifications:Experience
Minimum of three years continuous recent experience in nuclear medicine.
Demonstrated ability to perform all procedures and processes as determined by the employer
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other incumbents of the organization.
Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
High School Diploma/GED
License, Certification, Registration
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certificate - Nuclear Medicine Technologist from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists OR Medical Lab Technician Certificate from American Society for Clinical Pathologists OR Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certificate from Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board
Nuclear Medical Technologist Certificate (California)
Basic Life Support
COMPANY: KAISERTITLE: Nuclear Medicine Tech IILOCATION: San Jose, CaliforniaREQNUMBER: 1238622External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.