Molecular Imaging Technologist II/Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Radiology/PET
City of Hope
Job posting number: #7136659 (Ref:10020849)
Posted: May 2, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $43.91 - $70.25 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
About City of Hope
City of Hope's mission is to deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today. Founded in 1913,City of Hopehas grown into one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope research has been the basis fornumerous breakthrough cancer medicines, as well as human synthetic insulin and monoclonal antibodies. With an independent, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center at its core, City of Hope brings a uniquely integrated model to patients spanning cancer care, research and development, academics and training, and innovation initiatives. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. City of Hope’s affiliated family of organizations includesTranslational Genomics Research InstituteandAccessHopeTM. For more information about City of Hope, follow us onFacebook,Twitter,YouTube,InstagramandLinkedIn.
City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.
Performs a variety of diagnostic imaging and therapeutic procedures, for patients of all ages, that requires the safe and effective use of radionuclides.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Utilizes safe techniques to include protective shielding and prescribed safety standards for the preparation and handling of radioactive sources.
- Assists physician and/or prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to the patient.
- Responsible for routine and modified procedures requiring sound understanding of anatomical positioning, human physiology, and equipment for selection and modification of technical factors, which produce optimum results.
- Assists in performing First Aid and CPR, as necessary.
- Responsible for upkeep and organization of the Hot Lab, equipment calibration checks/field uniformity, and reporting/scheduling equipment maintenance, as necessary.
- Maintains records of radioisotope receipt, use, storage and disposal in accordance with state and federal regulations governing the accountability for radioactive materials.
- Develops, maintains and participates in staff educational programs. Provides technical instruction to other departments.
- Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
- Attends departmental meetings as required and participates in the department continuing education program.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
- Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Program
- 3 years in Nuclear Medicine as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist
- California State Certification in Nuclear Med Technology (CNMT) AND
- Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification (CNMT) or R.T. (N) (ARRT)
Preferred education experience and skills:
- Certification in Computed Tomography ARRT (CT),
- Certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging ARRT (MR)
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $43.91 - $70.25 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.