Nuclear Medicine PET/CT Technologist - FULL-TIME

Overview

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated PET/CT Technologist for the Radiology Department within the New Jersey Medical School.

The PET/CT Technologist performs positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) procedures utilizing radionuclides for the diagnosis of disease.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Actively contributes to creating a friendly, welcoming and safe environment for Advanced Practice Imaging customers.
  • Demonstrates respect for patient rights and is committed to the uniqueness of the individual patient.
  • Performs diagnostic PET/CT procedures and related functions.
  • Accurately records patient history, as observed by radiologist.
  • Prepares Radioisotopes and maintains record.
  • Contributes to the achievement of excellence in the department through adherence to productivity, quality assurance, customer service and code of conduct standards established by the department and organization.

Position Status
Full Time 7:30am - 4:00pm M-F

Hours Per Week40

Union Description
Teamsters, Local 97

Benefits

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Must be a graduate of an approved Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Applicants must possess active licenses/credentials in the following domains:

  • NJDEP license in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
  • NJDEP license in Diagnostic Radiography or Fusion Imaging.
  • Active ARRT and/or NMTCB credentials.
  • Annual fit testing.
  • Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support (BLS)/CPR.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One (l) year of clinical PET/CT experience preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40.86 to $45.67 /hour

Experience:

  • nuclear medicine: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Remotely:

  • No
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