Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Wellington

Last update 2024-07-23
Expires 2024-08-23
ID #2216264819
Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Wellington
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified July 1, 2024


We are looking for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) to provide Diagnostic Positron Emission Tomography (PET) at our Bowen branch.
Base Rate + Kiwisaver + Health Insurance + EAP + Flu Vaccines
Current registration with NZMRTB essential
5 weeks annual leave
5 days domestic leave - work life balance is valued.
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Pacific Radiology is a private company that is proudly New Zealand owned and operated. We are focused on providing our patients with world class imaging, reporting and contract services within their own communities across New Zealand.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent work / life balance as well as generous leave entitlements including 5 weeks annual leave and 5 days domestic leave. Professional development is a priority, with funding and support for your ongoing growth as well as the opportunity to work with exceptional practitioners who are considered leaders in their field. We also offer wellbeing initiatives including Southern Cross health insurance, flu jabs, EAP and more.

We are looking for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) to provide Diagnostic Positron Emission Tomography (PET).

Your work day will include;
Performing a wide range of diagnostic PET procedures and provisioning high-quality data
Performing examinations for clinical indications with efficient use of departmental resources, appropriate computerised scan data manipulation and clear and accurate labelling of data
Reviewing appropriateness of imaging requests and initiate discussion with the Radiologist or Charge NMT where needed
Implementation of ALARA principles to achieve optimal diagnostic results by selection of appropriate imaging equipment, accessories and technical factors.
Ability to perform IV cannulation.
Ensuring all documentation is maintained and ensuring quality control is carried out according to protocols and guidelines
Maintenance of professional levels of patient care and compliance with moral and ethical codes. Provide clear communication to patients and support people, keeping them informed of process, and liaise with wards and other departmental staff as required.
Ensuring each examination is accurately entered and completed into COMRAD and PACS
Ordering, receiving, checking and managing incoming or outgoing radiopharmaceuticals. Preparing and recording individual patient doses using aseptic techniques.
Completing monitoring, decontamination and disposal of radioactive waste in a timely manner (under direction of CSP3) under compliance with legislation, PRG policies and procedures.
Performing radiopharmaceutical and hot lab quality control procedures.
Knowledge and skills desired:
Competence in conducting a full range of both routine and complex procedures in PETCT.
Significant degree of initiative and scientific interest.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently.
Capable of exercising mature judgement in respect of performance, appraisal and allocation of duties.
Working knowledge of the practical and legislative requirements of a Nuclear Medicine and PETCT practice.
Additional CT Scope of practice is advantageous.

Please note, appointment to this position will be conditional on a satisfactory Police vetting and risk assessment as per the Children’s Act 2014.

If you have registration with the NZMRTB and a current annual practicing certificate, please submit your CV and accompanying covering letter!

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Nuclear medicine technologist

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