Swedish Medical Center Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Seattle, Washington


Employer Name: Swedish Health Services

Employer Address: 747 Broadway, Seattle, WA, 98122

Place of Employment: 747 Broadway, Seattle, WA, 98122

Hours: 40 hours per week

Swedish Health Services desires to employ a Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Seattle, Washington. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist participates in all daily duties necessary to perform high-quality patient care and imaging exams within the Nuclear Medicine Imaging Department.

Specifically, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist's duties include:

· Provide a wide range of Nuclear Medicine procedures, such as the acquisition and processing of images, and quantification related to these tasks.

· Administer diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with Department policies and procedures. Measure and inject radioactive isotopes, performing imaging, calculations, quantification and statistical analysis of different radioactive tracers, computer processing of data, all in clinical and research environments in Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography.

· Compound radiopharmaceuticals as required.

· Perform quality control procedures, required for all equipment.

· Be familiar with film filing system.

· Perform all procedures in a safe, orderly manner, adhering to radiation protection standards. Uses lead shielding and appropriate personal protection equipment in accordance with policy. Understands and uses appropriate techniques to provide high-quality imaging while keeping personal exposure as low as possible.

· Monitor areas of the hospital and waste disposal from the nuclear medicine department for radioactive contaminants.

· Maintain hospital's nuclear medicine equipment, to assure proper functioning, and notify supervisors of malfunctions. Keep records of these checks in logbook.

· Participates in all daily duties necessary to perform high-quality patient care and imaging exams within the Nuclear Medicine Imaging Department. Perform on-call tasks when necessary.

· Work in direct support of Health Physicist to insure daily quality control and calibrations on the equipment within the nuclear medicine department. Systematically calibrate analytical equipment, such as the uptake probe, well counter, dose calibrator, glucose analyzer, and cameras.

· Support Medical Director for Cancer Institute with computer analysis and imaging of data acquired in the nuclear medicine department.

· Support the Health Physicist and Medical Director of the Nuclear Medicine Department in Nuclear Medicine and Research scientific studies.


Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology program or foreign equivalent.

  • Washington State - Radiologic Technologist Certification.

  • CPR certification.The position also requires either:

  • Certification with the Nuclear Medicine Technologists Certification Board (NMTCB)OR

  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with advanced registry in Nuclear Medicine (N).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years nuclear medicine technologist experience

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Ultrasound Technologist

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 208008