Full Job Description
Located in Manhattan, The New York Proton Center (NYPC) is one of the most unique and respected clinical partnerships in the world of proton therapy. The collaboration between Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center and Mount Sinai Health System brings state of the art proton therapy treatment to the patients of New York and the surrounding areas. The Consortium is managed by ProHEALTH Medical management, LLC.
Our team at NYPC is comprised of highly motivated, passionate, professional and engaged individuals working together as a dynamic team to deliver an exceptional level of patient care, providing the most advanced proton therapy technology. We offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefits package with flexibility for growth and career advancement.
If you meet the criteria and would like to be a part of our collaborative, innovative and patient focused team, please apply with a cover letter and copy of your resume, or CV, to the current opportunity listed below.
Under the general direction of the Chief Radiation Therapist, and within established company departmental policies and procedures, the PET CT Technologist confirms patient identity, records patient history, unusual conditions/limitations and other pertinent information to review with radiologist to ensure appropriate imaging protocols are prescribed for highest quality CT exams. The person in this role will prepare patient, positions and perform CT scan procedures according to the CT NYPC procedure manual.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare and administer dosages of radiopharmaceuticals in preparation for diagnostic, therapeutic, and research procedures
Inform patients and family members about the procedure and answers questions
Performs quality control procedures
Trains new personnel and students on the proper performance of PET CT studies
Properly disposes of radioactive materials
Monitor personnel, work areas and patient areas to ensure that the levels of radioactive materials are in accordance with regulations
Decontaminate work areas and patient areas
Performs special projects and/or duties relating to pharmaceuticals development, new test development, instrument evaluation and/or professional development
Comply with all NYPC policies related to Privacy Rules established under the Health Information Privacy and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Perform other job-related duties, as assigned
Must be a graduate of a JCERT accredited program in Nuclear Medicine Technology or a suitable equivalent
BS Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology or a related health science field, preferred
License and Certification
Must be certified and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Nuclear Medicine Technology or certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)
Must be licensed by the New York State Department of Health as a radiologic technologist
IV injection certification
Must be certified in Basic Life Support/ CPR
One year of clinical experience required
Two or more years of clinical experience preferred
The New York Proton Center (NYPC) strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.