State of Washington Classified Job Specification
NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST 2
Perform complex clinical diagnostic examinations such as bicycle stress radionuclide ventriculogram, treadmill cardiac perfusion, and pharmacologic stress cardiac perfusion, and provide expertise to support nuclear medicine clinical services.
Under general direction, exercise advanced technical knowledge in a specific area of expertise such as clinical computer application or examination protocol development in the field of nuclear medicine, and provide work direction to others in area of expertise.
Perform complex clinical diagnostic nuclear medicine examinations;
Develop new computer applications in nuclear medicine;
Develop guidelines for the use and control of radiopharmaceuticals; develop standards for calibration and dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals;
Develop new nuclear medicine examinations; establish written protocols;
Conduct specialized tests and studies in vitro and/or in vivo;
Identify supply needs for new procedures; locate vendors for specialized supplies;
Present in services regarding an area of nuclear medicine;
Design, implement and write procedures for nuclear medicine examinations; train nuclear medicine technicians in new procedures;
Perform the duties of Nuclear Medicine Technologist I;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Nuclear Medicine AND two years of experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist I