Nuclear Medicine Chief Technologist

Supervise and coordinate activities of Nuclear Medicine Technologists.
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Salary Range
$49,000 – $92,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Nuclear Medicine Chief Technologists do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGISTS 078.361-018 engaged in preparing, administering, and measuring radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies: Assigns workers to prepare radiopharmaceuticals, perform nuclear medicine studies, and conduct laboratory tests, and monitors activities to ensure efficiency and accuracy of procedures. Writes computer protocols for diagnostic studies. Develops protocols for new and revised procedures and trains department workers in overall operation of department and use of equipment. Administers radiopharmaceuticals under direction of physician or other qualified medical personnel. Implements and supervises radiation safety policies and procedures to ensure safety of personnel and legal requirements are met for handling and disposing of radioactive materials. Assists in coordinating activities with other departments and in resolving operating problems. Performs duties of NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST as needed.

Should I be a Nuclear Medicine Chief Technologist?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Chief, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Chief Technologist, Nuclear Medicine

    How to Become a
    Nuclear Medicine Chief Technologist

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