PRN Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PET)

University of Iowa Health Care

Job Reference #: 123660

The Department of Radiology UIHC is looking for an hourly Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PET) to work in our PET Center. Monday-Friday flexible daytime hours.


  • Prepare, administer, and measure radioactive isotopes, including the use of positron emission tomography (PET), in therapeutic, diagnostic and tracer studies to obtain information for use by physicians in diagnosing patient illness.


  • Operate PET/CT imaging systems and computer acquisition/processing stations to acquire, process, transfer, and save image data.
  • Prepare radiopharmaceuticals for administration to patients. Calculate and administer doses.
  • Maintain records of radioactive materials dispensed. Compile and maintain quality assurance information.
  • Calibrate radiation detection instruments. Perform quality control tests on PET/CT systems, generators, counters, and dose calibrators.
  • Provide instruction to medical residents, Nuclear Medicine Technology students, and other staff on the operation of various instruments and explain the procedures performed.
  • Follow radiation safety policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials. Perform all clinical duties exercising sound radiation safety practices in accordance with ALARA principles.
  • Instruct and prepare patients for exams. Thoroughly explain the PET/CT examination they will be undergoing.
  • Provide care appropriate to the condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric, and general population. Interact professionally with the patient/family.
  • Practice medical aseptic technique procedures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in performing all PET/CT procedures.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology approved by the Council of Education of the American Medical Association or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required.
  • Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) in nuclear medicine is required.
  • Certification as a Nuclear Medical Technologist by the Iowa Public Health Department as documented by an Iowa Permit to Practice (IPP) is required.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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PRN Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PET)

University of Iowa Health Care

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