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Nuclear Medicine/PET Technologist

US Heart and Vascular

US Heart and Vascular

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Houston Cardiovascular Associates is adding to the team and in search of PRN Nuclear Medicine Technologists in Houston, TX.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Explains procedure to patients to assure cooperation and optimum test results
  • Prepares stock solutions of radiopharmaceutical materials, calculate doses, and administers doses, under direction of Physician
  • Performs diagnostic exams including Cardiac PET studies on patients as prescribed by physician, including treadmill supervision and starting IVs.
  • Measures radioactivity using Geiger counters, scalers and scintillation detectors
  • Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials
  • Maintains quality control of all equipment
  • Safeguard the privacy of patient health information
  • Attends required meetings
  • Performs related work as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • Must be experienced and work independently in a very busy private cardiology practice setting

Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Radiology Technology
  • Must be registered with ARRT or NMTCB
  • 2 years of experience
  • BLS/CPR Certification

Employment type

  • PRN – One or two days a week

Please email Wendy Parker at wendy.parker@usheartandvascular.com or call 919-210-8946.