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Registered Nuclear Technologist PH Nuclear Medicine Full-Time Days

Location Palos Heights, Illinois Business Unit Palos Hospital Job REQID 114428 Job Function Imaging and Radiology Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

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  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay: Based on experience, starting at: $34.28 + per hour.


The Reg. Nuclear Tech-NUCLEAR MED reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Under the general supervision of the Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist, performs diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures to provide the Radiologist with diagnostic images/information.

  • Review procedure requisitions for appropriateness, document order completion in logs and Hospital information System.
  • Document pertinent patient information according to department policies.  Includes record of radiopharmaceutical administration and relative IEMA documentation.
  • Prepare relative IEMA documentation and assist with brachytherapy.
  • Provide explanation of procedure, discharge information, and expectations of test completion and availability of results.
  • Prepare, measure and administer radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Operate imaging equipment according to established procedures, including cameras, post processing computers and monitoring devices.
  • Prepare images for interpretation by completing required post processing protocols.
  • Utilize appropriate radiation safety methods for patients, visitors and all staff.
  • Comply with State regulations for the use and disposal of radioactive materials.
  • Utilize appropriate immobilization and shielding techniques to protect patients from safety risks.
  • Meet the individual physical and mental needs of patients during procedures including comfort, privacy, confidentiality and timely communication.
  • Perform equipment calibrations and quality control testing, specific to radioactive material monitoring.
  • Maintain work area and equipment by proper use, routine cleaning and ensure there are adequate supplies.
  • Maintain skills and knowledge to provide care appropriate to the age and ability of each patient.
  • Assist patients, family members, physicians, visitors and employees in a friendly cooperative manner.
  • Follow infection control procedures at all times.
  • Follow hospital policies for safety.    Complies with specific department responsibilities during fire drills or alarms.
  • Will attend CARE Program and follow outlined expectations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

This position is full-time, 80 hours per pay period, day shift, hours rotating between 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and participate in the call rotation with rotational Saturdays and holidays.


Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school of Nuclear Medicine Technology and hold a current certification from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA).  Must be registered or registry eligible with the ARRT, ASCP or NMTCP.  Must be CPR certified.


Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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