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Class Code: 298F
Category: Health Care


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.

Distinguishing Characteristics

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.

Typical Work

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.

Legal Requirement(s)

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. 

Persons legally authorized to work in the U.S. under federal law, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, are eligible for employment unless prohibited by other state or federal law.

Desirable Qualifications

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


Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 6416) and class title (formerly Nuclear Medicine Technologist II); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.

Revised Legal Requirements; effective June 6, 2024, due to adopted legislative action.