Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Medicine provides general diagnostic and cardiac nuclear exams to outpatients, inpatients, and emergency patients. The department has 4 cameras, 3 are currently GE and 1 Siemens. Two cameras are dual-head general purpose. One camera is a single-head unit for body planar imaging. One camera is a cardiac spect unit. I-131 therapy is performed up to 29.9 mCi. The department is staffed from 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 6 a.m. -2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Staff rotate call coverage for emergent cases when the department is closed. The nuclear medicine staff work closely with the cardiac diagnostics department with performing stress tests. Physician supervision is provided by both radiologist and cardiologists. The nuclear medicine techs will work collaboratively with the Breast Center to provide lymphoscintigraphy to patient prior to breast surgery. The Nuclear Medicine department is accredited by the American College of Radiology.
Position Summary: Performs physician defined routine and specialized diagnostic imaging procedures. Provides support assistance/activities as needed.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: None
Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain NMTCB certification or ARRT (N) certification. State licensure in accordance with Tennessee guidelines. CPR required.
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