Oregon Health & Science University

Nuclear Med/CT Hybrid Technologist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Diagnostic Imaging
Salary Range
$48.14 - $66.10 per hour, Commensurate with experience, qualifications and internal equity.
Variable Days
Variable Hours
HR Mission
Drug Testable
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Department Overview

Labeled a Magnet Destination Hospital designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, we pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades, but pushing a multifaceted mission that strives of excellence within the OHSU Culture.


OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage at low or no cost to employees
    • Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • Several retirement plans to choose from! – Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b)
  • Up to 200 hours (equal to 25 full days) a year of paid time off 
  • 96 hours of sick leave a year (prorated for part-time employees) 
  • Commuter subsidies
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Access to group life insurance, disability insurance and other supplemental benefits
  • Annual Raises
  • Employee discounts to local and major businesses
  • Growth/Development Opportunities

We want you, apply and work with us today! https://www.ohsu.edu/


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.

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.
  • Provides quality multi-slice computed CT applications to acquire exams with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of equipment.

  • Documents and demonstrates knowledge and skill to evaluate normal /abnormal anatomy and any related pathologies for presentation to the Radiologist.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in CT physics.

  • Exercises responsible judgment in recognizing and reporting significant situations relating to patient care.

  • Prepares and instructs the patient for the diagnostic study using age appropriate communication skills. 

  • Optimizes each image during the examination to obtain the highest quality study with the least discomfort to the patient. 

  • Must be able to perform all ranges of exams after completion of technical competencies. Continues to stay current in regards to new CT technology hardware and software upgrades.

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

Environment, Physical Demands & Equipment Usage


This position works in a busy environment with frequent interruptions, multiple demands and continuous interaction with patients and other medical professionals. It requires being exposed to chemical solutions, and human tissue/fluids.


Ability to speak clearly, demonstrate patience and understanding of patients' needs. Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of patients and internal customers. Use of personal computers, copiers, phones, and fax machine. Must have ability to stand, lift, and move patients.

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.


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