Oregon Health & Science University

Nuclear Medicine / CT Hybrid Technologist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2022-20463
Position Category
Radiology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Salary Range
$45.84 - USD $62.95 per hour, Commensurate with experience, qualifications and internal equity.
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Monday - Friday
Hours
Variable
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Department Overview

*** New Hires Are Eligible for $8,000 Hiring Bonus***

 

Come work for Oregon's #1 Hospital!

 

The Nuclear Medicine/CT Technologist performs a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures that utilize a variety of equipment for use in diagnosis and treatment of patient disease. Nuclear Medicine Technologists work with infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

 

This position comes with fabulous benefits! Highlights include:

  • Vacation - up to 208 hours per year pending length of service for full-time employees
  • Sick Leave - 64 hours per year for full-time employees
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • OHSU is a non-profit organization, so we qualify for the Public Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Discounts

Function/Duties of Position

  • Performs all phases of diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures. These procedures include but are not limited to: imaging bone, liver, kidney, brain, infection, and tumor localization and pharmacologic / stress exercise myocardial perfusion.
  • Prepares various diagnostic and therapeutic isotopes for patient administration.
  • Utilizes applications of Planar, In-vitro, SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography), SPECT/CT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computerized Tomography), and PET/CT (Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography) to optimize each image during the examination to obtain the highest quality study with the least discomfort to the patient.
  • Assists the physician in invasive and/or specialized procedures, such as a therapy, sentinel node injection/localization, brain shunts as directed. Provides quality Planar, SPECT, SPECT/CT, PET/CT, and In-Vitro applications to acquire images or in-vitro testing, using optimal skills and knowledge of equipment.
  • Evaluates normal/abnormal anatomy and any related abnormalities or artifacts for presentation to Radiologist using knowledge and principals of nuclear medicine, Gamma Camera planar, SPECT, SPECT/CT and PET/CT physics. Recognizes and reports significant situations relating to patient care.
  • Participates in research protocols under the supervision of physicians and supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Registrations, Certifications, and/or Licenses
    • Must be ARRT (N) and/or NMTCB, and ARRT (CT) registered
    • OR eligible and be credentialed within 12 months of hire
  • Student applicants must be registry eligible upon hire, and successfully obtain the ARRT (N) and/or NMTCB registry within 6 months, and successfully obtain the ARRT (CT) registry within 12 months of hire and licensed by the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging
  • Must have current approved CPR Card
  • Must have good judgment, decision-making, and communication skills
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Nuclear Medicine and CT training program; be qualified to take the ARRT (CT) exam
  • 1 year of previous hospital experience
  • CT experience

Additional Details

 

 

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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