Nuclear Medicine/PET Technologist

The Nuc Med/ PET Technologist performs Nuc Med/PET imaging under the direction of the Chief/ Lead Technologist, Technical Director and/ or Radiologist. May perform other job related duties as necessary for the efficient operation of SDMI. Must be in good standing with A.R.R.T/ CNMT. May perform other job related duties as necessary for the efficient operation of SDMI.MINIMUM SKILLS, ABILITY AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • A.S. or B.S. degree with major in Radiological Technology. Principle of modality specific and skills required as such. Must be a registered technologist and in good standing with A.R.R.T. and or CNMT. Maintain recertification on an ongoing basis. Principle of modality specific and skills required as such. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • A.R.R.T./ CNMT required with modality specific certification
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic principles of specific modality.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic modality equipment, skill in specific modality positioning and image slice thickness (protocols) for all exams.
  • Thorough knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Thorough knowledge of plane and solid geometry.
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in utilizing procedural protocols.
  • Basic knowledge and skill in sterile technique.
  • Thorough knowledge and skill with Kodak Lazer.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and compliance of patient rights including the patient confidentiality. Respects patient privacy.
  • Submit documentation of required current licensure and/or certification in a timely manner.
  • Required to maintain the Film Processor’s Fixer and Developer Solutions.Required to know the hazards involved in using all Caustic Solutions related to their job duties. Should know where all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are located and how to use them properly.
  • Know how to correctly review and fill out consent forms. Know importance of inquiring about patient allergies.
  • Know types of contrast to use for patients that do no meet normal criteria.
  • Know signs/symptoms and protocol of contrast reactions.
  • Know how to adjust window to get a diagnostic image.
  • Know how to emotionally support and explain procedure to patients.
  • Know fire and evacuation plans for the Radiology Department including the location of the closest fire alarms and fire extinguishers.
  • Know about electrical safety.
  • Comply with universal precaution standards.
  • Skill in organizing time to accommodate changes in workload and assignments in order to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Skill to pay attention to details and accuracy in completing tasks.
  • Responds positively to changes in assignments and priorities.
  • Works as an effective team member with co-workers and other personnel.
  • Communicates effectively when follow up is needed.
  • Able to identify hazardous material in immediate work area.
  • Know and follows all SDMI safety and evacuation guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Willingly participates in cross-training activities within the department in for own professional growth in order to contribute to the overall function of SDMI.
  • Assumes responsibility for updating knowledge of current SDMI department policies and procedures, protocol and practices.
  • Demonstrates punctuality by reporting to work on time/satisfactory attendance record that complies with SDMI attendance policy.
  • Takes full responsibility for all functions within job description and assures that all functions are completed before leaving SDMI at the end of the shift.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to You may also download and print our Employment Application. Once the application is completed, please scan and email it to is proud to be a smoke free and drug free workplace.Due to high volume of applicants, only those being considered for this position will be contacted.

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