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Nuclear Medicine - PET/CT Technologist ($10K Sign-On Bonus)

Company: Alliance HealthCare Services
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:Welcome to Alliance HealthCare Services, an Akumin company. As a leading provider of radiology and oncology services in the United States, we are dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of patients through the use of advanced technology and expert clinical and operational knowledge. Our network of owned and operated imaging locations offers a range of outpatient diagnostic procedures, including MRI, CT, PET, and more. In addition, we provide a full suite of diagnostic imaging and cancer care services, including radiation therapy, to over 1,000 hospitals and health systems across 48 states. Our goal is to make healthcare more efficient and effective for both patients and providers. Thank you for considering a career with us!Benefits Offered Depending on Eligibility:Medical, Prescription, Dental & VisionSavings and Spending Accounts: HSA & FSACompany Paid Life Insurance, AD&D and DisabilitySupplemental Life Insurance and AD&DEmployee Assistant ProgramRetirement Plan and Company MatchPaid Time Off: Vacation, Sick, & HolidayAdditional Voluntary Benefits!Job Responsibilities:We are hiring a Full Time or Part Time Nuclear Medicine -PET/CT Technologist to work in beautiful Santa Cruz, CA$10,000 sign-on bonusOur PET/CT 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.).Position Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associate's Degree or equivalent experience preferred.Certification in Nuclear Medicine by the NMTCB or ARRT (N) required.State license, as required.CPR certification required.As applicable, valid state driver's license.1-2 years' experience in Nuclear Medicine procedures and studies preferred.Ability to work at several locationsStrong 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.All candidates who accept an offer for employment will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.Residents living in CA, NY City, Ithaca NY, Westchester County NY, WA and CO click here to view pay range informationPhysical Requirements: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 radioactive isotopes and ionizing radiation. May be exposed to radiation, 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).EEO Statement:Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. and its divisions are subsidiaries of Akumin Operating Corp, and we 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.PET, PET Technologist, nuclear medicine, NMTCB, ARRT, diagnostic, imaging, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, CNMT, nuc med, PET Tech, nuc med tech, positron emission tomography, positron emission, radiology, diagnostic scan, diagnostic scanning, PET scanner, PET scan, technologist, health care, healthcare

Keywords: Alliance HealthCare Services, Santa Cruz , Nuclear Medicine - PET/CT Technologist ($10K Sign-On Bonus), Other , Santa Cruz, California

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