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Akumin Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Cross Train to CT in Cooperstown, New York

Nuclear Medicine Technologist to cross train in CT to become PET/CT Technologist

The Technologist Trainee learns the safety, customer service skills, documentation and operation of MRI through on-the-job training under the direction of a registered technologist.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts pre-screening of all personnel before entering the magnet room to ensure their safety.

  • Scans and documents patients under the direction of a registered technologist to meet all customer (if applicable) and Akumin requirements.

  • Completes necessary documentation for patient files to ensure all customer, Akumin policy and Joint Commission requirements are met.

  • Other job duties as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associate's Degree or equivalent experience preferred; Successful completion of a Radiology School required.

  • Certified by ARRT, NMTCB or ARDMS required.

  • State issued Radiologic Technologist License, if applicable required.

  • CPR certification required.

  • Valid state driver’s license, if applicable required.

  • Successful completion of a Radiology School.

  • Continuing education of the structure component to the MRI/CT exam.

  • Successful completion of a Radiology School

  • Successfully demonstrate proficiency running advanced MR/CT studies independently preferred.

  • Technical proficiency using GE 1.5T or other designated vendor scanning equipment preferred.

  • Possession of venipuncture certification, or ability to secure within 3 months, if required by customer/contract preferred.

  • Ability to work at several locations

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills.

  • Basic knowledge of computer applications and programs.

  • Local travel may be required.

  • The COVID-19 vaccination is/may be a condition of employment.

Physical R equirements:

The employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions during transport of patients if working on a mobile unit, a strong magnetic field and blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

  • More than 50% of the time:

  • Sit, stand, walk.

  • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.

  • See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients.

  • Less than 50% of the time:

  • Stoop, kneel or crawl.

  • Climb and balance.

  • Carry and lift (ability to move non-ambulatory patients from a sitting or lying position for transfer or to exam).

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Akumin Operating Corp. and its divisions are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.