Akumin PET-CT Technologist, Dual Certification $50K sign-on bonus! in Ogdensburg, New York
$50,000 sign-on bonus!
Pay rate is up to $65 per hour
Our PET/CT (Dual) Technologists use exceptional communication skills to connect with patients, explain the procedure and put them at ease. With a caring attitude and keen attention to detail, they ensure patient comfort, safety and satisfaction every step of the way. They show their technical competence by effectively interpreting physician orders/instructions and selecting appropriate software options and imaging parameters to produce the highest-quality PET/CT images/studies possible—enabling physicians to diagnose with pinpoint accuracy and treat with confidence. And, because our techs work in a variety of environments—a freestanding outpatient center, a mobile coach, or a hospital-based/inpatient facility—their flexibility allows them to deliver the absolute best imaging care at any access point.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for patient safety including pre-screening for contraindications, aseptic injection technique, etc. and radiation safety/regulations, including proper documentation and technique when working with radioactive materials/patients.
Produces high quality diagnostic images.
Effectively communicates with customers and/or radiologists.
Trains new technologists and/or PC's.
Trouble-shoots the scanner, coach and peripheral equipment (including: monitors, PACS, coils, etc.).
High School Diploma or Equivalent Experience.
Must be dual certified as a Nuclear Medicine or Positron Emissions Tomography Technologist by the NMTCB or ARRT and Computed Tomography Technologist by the ARRT. The following Dual Certification designations meet Alliance policy: NMTCB – Nuclear Medicine or PET and ARRT (CT) or ARRT(N) and ARRT(CT).
State license required as applicable
As applicable, valid state driver’s license.
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.
Associate’s Degree or Equivalent Experience.
A minimum of one year of PET and CT experience.
The employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions during transport of patients if working on a mobile unit. The employee will be exposed to a strong magnetic field. May be exposed to 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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