Job Description

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  • Nuclear Medicine

$7,500 SIGN ON BONUS! The Molecular Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Staff Technologist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, an empathetic and instructional approach to patient contact, care and monitoring; the procurement, preparation, quality control, dispensing, dose calibration, administration and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals including radiotherapy-pharmaceuticals and adjunct non-radiopharmaceuticals; the administration of pharmaceuticals including adjunct oral and IV medications and contrast (under the direction of an authorized user); the performance of quality control procedures; and the operation of imaging, laboratory and computer instrumentation. In accordance with the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Scope of Practices for the Nuclear Medicine Technologist, the Medical Center's policies and procedures, Boston University Radioisotope Guidelines and under the direction and guidance of the physicians' and management staff of the department, the Molecular Imaging and Nuclear Medicine technologist:Operates, not limited to, gamma cameras with sealed sources of radioactive material for transmission imaging with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), positron emission tomography (PET), positron emission mammography (PEM), operation of cameras with x-ray tubes for transmission imaging and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). This includes diagnostic CT, Diagnostic MR, including the administration of oral and intravenous contrast, and the operation of scanners with x-ray tubes for the measurement of bone density. The individual will be expected to be up-to-date in this fast moving field, and learn modalities as they become available to the clinical service.Performs In-Vivo diagnostic testing which involves the procurement, preparation, quality control, dispensing, dose calibration of radiopharmaceuticals and oral, inhalation, or intravenous administration. In some cases radiopharmaceuticals may be administered by other routes under the direct supervision of a physician.Performs laboratory tests, which include the safe and if necessary, sterile handling of radiopharmaceuticals and adjunct non-radioactive chemicals, as well as the manipulations necessary for analysis within the nuclear pharmacy.

Required Skills and Certifications

EDUCATION: Requires a Bachelor's of Science in a scientific field with a certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an accredited academic program or an Associates in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an accredited academic program plus 2 years experience. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Must be certified upon hire (or within first year of hire) and remain current in the following: Current registration in Nuclear Medicine (NMTCB or ARRT (NM)) and at least one of the following advanced certifications and current registries: NMTCB(PET), NMTCB(NCT), ARRT(CT), ARRT(MR).Current Massachusetts Radiologic Technologist LicenseNIH Human Subjects Protection in Research CertificationBasic Life Support (BLS) and/or CPR. EXPERIENCE: Experience in Molecular/Nuclear Imaging Preferred (SPECT/CT/PET/MR/Optical fusion Imaging )

Company Overview

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. Its a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. Join BMC today and help us achieve our Vision 2030 which is a long-term goal to make Boston the healthiest urban population in the world.

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Job Details

  • Job Title: Nuclear Med Tech - SIGN ON BONUS

  • Company: Boston Medical Center

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  • Job Number: 20219

  • Location: Boston, MA

  • Job Type: Full Time

  • Duration: Permanent

  • Visa Waiver: Not Available

  • Posted: 1/10/2022

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