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Medicine Technician

CNMT Job Description

Job Description

Description: Nuclear Medicine Technologist


Employment Type: Full Time (30-40 hours weekly)

Shift Hours/ Days: Day Shifts

Salary: Highly Competitive - Hourly rate depends on experience and salary history.

Preferred Years of Experience: Minimum 2 - New Grads may be considered.


Job Purpose:
Conducts diagnostic and evaluative studies and provides therapies by utilizing the nuclear properties of radioactive and stable isotopes.


  • Registers patients by confirming patient identification; reviewing consultation requests; checking for special instructions; consulting with the radiologist; entering anticipated services to patient log.

  • Comforts patients and their families by answering questions; responding to requests; explaining procedure and nuclear medicine equipment.

  • Treats patients by performing imaging and flow study procedures; operating radioscopic equipment to conduct tests; preparing and dispensing radiopharmaceuticals.

  • Monitors patients during treatment by maintaining vital sign records; recognizing emergency patient conditions; initiating life-saving first aid; performing x-ray fluoresence scanning.

  • Prepares reports by collecting, inputting, and retrieving study data on radiology management system.

  • Maintains nuclear medicine equipment and supplies by cleaning equipment; troubleshooting problems; performing preventive maintenance; arranging for repairs; maintaining supply inventory levels; completing and placing supply requisitions; restocking supply storeroom

  • Maintains quality results by following, and enforcing radiation safety standards.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.


Additional Duties:


  • Provides information to help Physicians diagnose patient illnesses

  • Gains patient cooperation

  • Prepares patient for procedure

  • Minimizes radiation to patient and staff

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements


Job Requirements


  • Valid State of California Nuclear Medicine Technology (CNMT)

  • Valid State of California Radiologic Technology (CRT)

  • Valid National Certification of Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMTCB)

  • Valid State of California Fluoroscopy License

  • Valid State of California Venipuncture/IV Contrast License

  • Valid American Registry of Radiologic Technology Certification (ARRT) (N) (R)

  • A minimum 2 years experience within the past 36 months performing Nuclear Medicine Studies

  • Minimum of 1 year exp performing PET/CT using Philips Gemini, Skylights or Brightview

  • CPR Card for Healthcare provider (AHA Approved Course)

  • Current PPD/TB or Chest XR (within a year)

  • MMR, Varicella, and Hepatitis B - Vaccination Records or Titers

  • Health Clearance (Within a year)




  • Experience communicating regular status to clients, superiors, and peers

  • Creates an integrated care environment that is efficient, safe, and effective

  • Exhibits the ability to interact effectively with various types of people

  • Performs medical tests and accurately interprets results

  • Keeps training current in use of new medical technologies

  • Committed to meeting quality standards

  • Understands technology and can grasp challenging technical issues

  • Has excellent attendance and completes quality work on time

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