Performs nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Medicine / Radiological Sciences / Radiologic Technology is required
Two (2) years of hospital nuclear medicine experience required or successful completion of specialisation training at KFSH for new graduates.
Must be certified as Nuclear Medicine Technologist including one of the following : NMTCB, ARRT, ASCP or CAMRT
Duties / Responsibilities
Reviews exam orders / requisitions, reviews corresponding protocol and, if needed, asks questions of superior(s) and prepares for exam.
Performs all patient imaging with attention to patient care, quality imaging and efficient management of time. Communicates with the Nuclear Medicine physicians to ensure that all images are satisfactory
Prepares radiopharmaceuticals for use in patient studies. Performs quality control checks of pharmaceuticals
Perfroms calibration chemical purity checks and percent yields to ensure integrity of solutions and to avoid unnecessary radiation exposure
Follows physician's orders, determines appropriate radiopharmaceutical and dosage. Consults with physicians as needed
Explains procedures to patients. Injects patients and conducts study. Notifies Supervisor of any handling and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals
Informs supervisor of equipment malfunction and / or need for repair. Documents all testing procedures
Documents all studies performed
Participates in in-service and / or continuing education and the PI Process. Assists in training and supervision of students, interns and trainees and evaluates their performance
Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures
Performs other related duties as assigned