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Nuclear Medicine Technician I

Primary Location Vacaville, California Job Number 1104479 Date posted 09/08/2022
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Description:
Under the direction of the Diagnostic Imaging Director, prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals in diagnostic and therapeutic studies. Utilizing efficient and safe processes, performs related technological functions to ensure optimal diagnostic quality of patient care.



Essential Functions:

• As prescribed by Physician, performs diagnostic studies on patients using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and to produce image of organ on photographic film.


• Under the general supervision of the Physician, prepares stock solutions of radiopharmaceutical materials, calculates doses, and administers doses.


• Administers therapeutic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under direct supervision of the physician.


• Measures radioactivity, using Geiger counters, scalers, and scintillation detectors.


• Calibrates equipment.


• Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials.


• Performs other related duties as necessary.

• This job has no supervisory responsibilities.




Grade 865

Basic Qualifications:

- High School Diploma/GED

- Must be certified by the State of California.

- May be registry eligible with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).

- BLS certification required.

- Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

- Ability to write simple correspondence.

- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other incumbents of the organization.

- Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

- Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Primary Location: California,Vacaville,Vacaville Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat - variable shifts Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Vacaville Hospital - Nuclear Medicine-General - 0206 Pay Range: $69.76 - $75.37 Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.