Salary: $34.08-$51.13/hour, depending on experience
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for the ordering, preparation, and administration of radiopharmaceutical materials to patients. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist operates gamma equipment or thyroid uptake and probe for the visualization for both the structure and function of major organ systems within the body. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist utilizes knowledge of radiation physics and safety in the preparation, measurement, and administration of isotopes.
UHS Wilson Medical Center is a 280-bed hospital and Level II Trauma Center. In this position, you’ll serve a medical facility that is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neurosciences, cancer care, maternity and high-risk obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, blood disorder treatment, and physical therapy and rehabilitation. Wilson is a bustling hospital and is a 24-hour designated stroke and chest pain center.
Associate degree in Applied Science in Nuclear Medicine Registry or certification in Nuclear Medicine or eligible to take either.
Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine.
NYS Registry in Nuclear Medicine or eligible or ARRT in Nuclear Medicine or eligible
Participates in all Radiology Management Systems functions as they relate to patient procedures.
Demonstrates adequate radiation safety practices as it relates to patients and co-workers.
Maintain and be familiar with required documentation necessary for licensing agencies.
Provide patient education as needed.
Demonstrates knowledge on the proper handling and disposing of radioactive waste material.
Develops effective communication with referring physicians, radiologists, and other department customers to ensure the delivery of nuclear medicine procedures.
Performs a broad range of diagnostic imaging procedures including SPECT and SPECT/CT
Prepares image data for interpretation including proper documentation and labeling, image data processing and formatting, data calculations and SPECT reconstruction
Practices within Federal and State guideline.
Orders, receives, documents, stores, and returns radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with NY DOH.
Prepares, documents, dispenses and administers radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with NY DOH..
Transfers and retrieves image data to PACS and documents the study in EPIC.
Performs radioactive waste collection/disposal
Performs and documents daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly quality control procedures on equipment in accordance with ACR. Reports deviations to appropriate personnel.
Demonstrates proficiency in starting intravenous catheter line and injecting radioisotopes. Removes IVs
Employee Benefits at United Health Services
When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.
Up to $11,000 in tuition forgiveness for those who qualify
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
403(b) retirement plan with company match model
Immediate accrual of paid time off
Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
Free, extensive online training through HealthStream
About United Health Services
United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.
United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.
About New York’s Southern Tier
As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.
United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.
United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.