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Nuclear Medicine Tech I - 8-Hour Day Shift - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!

Los Angeles, California

Overview

Making a difference is difficult, but if you’re like us, you’ll know it is well worth it. As an imaging professional at Cedars-Sinai you’ll have state-of-the-art imaging technology at your disposal to help provide innovative treatment options in a compassionate environment to those that need it the most. You'll work alongside distinguished physicians and some of the most talented staff in the industry doing the incredible – for yourself and for others.

Success Profile

What makes a successful member of our Imaging team at Cedars-Sinai? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Personable
  • Technologically savvy
  • Good listener
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Versatile

Responsibilities

Requisition # 3397

Job Description

Would you like to be part of a team of colleagues that employs pioneering, innovative techniques to treat a variety of conditions with less risk, less pain and as little stress as possible? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.  Cedars-Sinai has been ranked the #1 hospital in California and #2 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-23.

Each year, almost 500,000 inpatient and outpatient exams and procedures are performed and interpreted at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Our radiologists & imaging specialists are board certified by the American Board of Radiology in their respective subspecialties. Our subspecialized imaging physicians, American College of Radiology certified technologists and customer-service oriented staff provide our patients with brand-new imaging technologies and innovative treatment options in a compassionate environment.

As a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, you will perform Nuclear Medicine studies from basic to somewhat complex protocols and therapies and transport medications from the delivery area to an authorized imaging or prep area while demonstrating medication and radiation safety and security.

We are currently offering a $10,000 sign-on bonus to newly hired Nuclear Medicine Techs!

Summary of Essential Duties: 

  • Performs Nuclear Medicine/therapy, Positron Emission Tomography (PET), and Computed Tomography (CT) exams on gamma, hybrid, and portable scanners, as well as radionuclide therapy
  • Reviews all Nuclear Medicine/therapy, PET and CT images and monitors for accuracy and prepares/sends images to designated viewing systems
  • Performs section specific imaging QC using established technical factors and image identification
  • Maintains room supply inventory to meet procedure requirements
  • May assist physicians performing procedures and ensures all supplies and/or devices are prepared and available in accordance with sterile technique and infection control policies and practices
  • Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals/medications to include imaging and adjunctive medications and follows hospital guidelines in the handling of radioactive/non-radioactive medications in compliance with all medication and radiation safety requirements
  • Operates, calibrates and maintains imaging equipment and accessory instruments used in exams
  • Recognizes and reports defective equipment immediately and marks equipment as “out of service”
  • Participates in performance improvement activities and other department/organizational committees, such as The Joint Commission, safety audits, turn around time (TAT) projects, and customer service
  • Expected to assist in maintaining records associated with IAC accreditation


Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Graduate of a JRCERT accredited radiological program required

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Nuclear Medicine Certification (CNMT) from The Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board, or an R.T. (ARRT, N) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required
  • California Nuclear Medicine Technologist required
  • CT certification from ARRT preferred or willing to obtain within one year from start date
  • BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

Experience:

  • 2 years of Nuclear Medicine experience preferred

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About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 3397
Working Title : Nuclear Medicine Tech I - 8-Hour Day Shift - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!
Department : IMG Nuclear Med
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Imaging
Job Specialty : Nuclear/Invasive
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $40.82 - $63.27

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We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Cedars - Sinai 's EEO and AA Policy Statement

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