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Job Title:
Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Posted Date:
12/5/2017
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
General Application
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description
NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST II Eligibility List
SalaryLX-28 ($29.73 - $37.60 per hour)
Competition NumberGENERAL121

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist II is responsible for performing standardized and complex diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures. This includes preparing, measuring, dispensing, and administering radiopharmaceuticals and radioisotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic use, assessing patients for exams and explaining procedures and tests, and performing quality control testing on all equipment. The Technologist also participates in research, is involved in quality control and radiation safety techniques and performs other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly lifts, moves, repositions, pushes, or pulls objects (i.e. supplies, equipment, cameras, lead vests, and patients), less than 10 lbs., between 10-50 lbs., and over 50 lbs.
Regularly stands or walks when performing procedures or scanning patients. Occasionally, works in awkward or cramped positions where maintaining balance is required while operating heavy machinery or equipment to perform scans.
Scanning patients requires controlled movements while physically handling cameras. Occasionally will sit to review images and use fine finger/precision movements to work on the computer, walk, and bend to give injections using fine motor skills.
Visual concentration is required when reading physicians' orders, positioning patients, drawing up radiation into syringes, calculating and measuring dosages, inserting venipuncture and intravenous (IV) lines, giving injections, examining detailed computer images, computer processing, and monitoring patients during procedures.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from a recognized (accredited) program in Nuclear Medicine Technology is required.
Current registration and member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) in Nuclear Medicine.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2)

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.


EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.