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Nuclear Medical Technologist - Per Diem Days at Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Job ID: 135460
Radiology/Imaging
PER DIEM
Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Jun 13, 2022

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Shift: Per Diem Days (Tuesday and Thursday) On Call - 1 week/month (Monday at 5:00PM - Monday at 6:30AM) May require coverage for holidays/vacations

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Per Diem Nuclear Medicine Technologist for the Department of Nuclear Medicine in Plainsboro, NJ.

Summary:

  • Performs Nuclear Medicine Procedures by preparing, administering and measuring radioactive isotopes for therapeutic, diagnostic and other tracer studies using a variety of radioisotopes and equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Calculate, measure and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceutical received, used and disposed, using computer and following physicians prescription. Detect and map radiopharmaceutical in patient's bodies using a camera to produce photographic or computer images for physician interpretation. Perform quality control checks on laboratory equipment. Maintain and calibrate radioisotope and laboratory equipment. Dispose of radioactive materials and store radiopharmaceutical, following radiation safety procedures and regulatory guidelines. Prepare radiopharmaceutical, adhering to safety standards that minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients. Explain test procedures and safety precautions to patients and provide them with assistance during test procedure.

Credentials:

  • NJ DEP License in Nuclear Medicine Technology   
  • ARRT (N) or NMTCB (CNMT) certification within 6 months of hire
  • BLS certification within 6 months of hire

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of a CHEA, AMA, and/or JRCNMT Nuclear Medicine program, or equivalent
  • 1 year experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist in a hospital setting, Preferred

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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