Prepares and administers radioactive isotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Operates the nuclear imaging equipment to produce quality diagnostic images of any part of the body for review and interpretation by a radiologist/cardiologist. Maintains mandatory records established by the Arizona Radiation Regulatory Agency (ARRA). The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required.
Graduate of an accredited program for nuclear medicine.
Bachelor's degree preferred. One (1) year nuclear radiology experience (including clinical experience) preferred. Knowledge and technical competence with nuclear equipment and procedures required.
Training in radiation safety, operation of equipment, preparation, handling, and administration of radiopharmaceuticals required.
Strong interpersonal skills with a commitment to customer service required.
Ability to improvise standard procedures required.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment, making decisions and directing work and patient flow to maximize operational efficiency required.
Detail oriented, strong organizational skills required; experience with computers preferred.
Familiarization with ECG monitoring and ability to identify/detect abnormal ECG readings required.
Experience with computers preferred.
License or certification
NMTCB or ARRT(N) and Arizona MRTBE-CNMT required prior to start date.
Basic Life Support Certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) Competency.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $32.40 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
The technologist hired for this position will rotate to the Phoenix and Scottsdale campuses. Duties will include General Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and PET for outpatients and inpatients. Hours will be Monday-Friday, rotating shifts with 5:30-10:00 a.m. start time and 2:00-6:30 p.m. end time. Shifts subject to change based on the needs of the department. Nights and weekends on call as needed.
Weekends as needed.
Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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