Nuclear Medicine Technologist/ Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PET) ($5,000 Sign-on Incentive) - For Hires New to UI
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

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The Radiology Department intends to hire for two position at either the Nuclear Medicine Technologist classification or Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PET), based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please indicate in your cover letter the position you wish to be considered for or indicate both.

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Radiology is seeking a Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist to perform a variety of complex nuclear medicine imaging and laboratory procedures, including the use of positron emission tomography (PET), that require independent judgment and initiative in order to obtain information for use by physicians in diagnosing or treating patient illness.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform complex PET examinations. Demonstrate and display a thorough knowledge of PET tracers and their relation to molecular physiological functions.
  • Provide instruction to new and current staff technologists, students and medical staff.
  • Evaluate equipment performance, recognize image artifacts, and initiate corrective action, when needed.
  • Develop PET examinations; create written protocols and scanning parameters.
  • Explain and demonstrate methodologies for procedures, equipment and devices to residents, physicians, students and staff new hires.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate technology required for new procedures.
  • Troubleshoot computer or equipment malfunctions.
  • Interact professionally with patient/family. Provide liaison between medical staff and patients, patients' families, and hospital staff.
  • Perform duties of Staff Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PET).
In addition to the duties and responsibilities noted above, this classification description must include one or more statements from each of the three universal competency categories at the proficiency level of "basic" or "working". To view the list of universal competencies and proficiency level statements, please go to the following web page: http://www.uiowa.edu/hr/classcomp/prof/univ_competencies.html
SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Supervision is received from the Chief Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist or other designated official.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Functional supervision may be exercised over support staff and students.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Percent of Time: 100%

Pay Grade: 6

SEIU Pay Plan: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/seiu-pay-plan

The Department of Radiology will be filling this position at one of two levels. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist classification salary is 5, and the Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist classification salary is 6. You must indicate in your cover letter the level of classification (Imaging Technologist and/or Senior Imaging Technologist) you wish to be considered for or indicate both. See required qualifications for additional information.

Benefits Highlights:
  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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QUALIFICATIONS
  • A Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology approved by the Council of Education of the American Medical Association or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) in nuclear medicine is required.
  • Certification as a Nuclear Medical Technologist by the Iowa Public Health Department as documented by an Iowa Permit to Practice (IPP).
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • At least five years' of experience in dedicated positron emission tomography (PET) with progressively independent responsibilities is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex PET examinations.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, develop and implement new projects in PET that advance new clinical applications or research endeavors.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist: A Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology approved by the Council of Education of the American Medical Association or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required

  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist: Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board.

  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist: Certification as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist by the Iowa Public Health Department as documented by an Iowa Permit to Practice (IPP) is required.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Administrative or managerial experience associated with nuclear medicine or PET (i.e. reimbursement/pre-approval, patient/employee scheduling, ordering of radiopharmaceuticals).
  • Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) in PET.
  • PET research experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technician:

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload Cover Letter and Resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check

For additional questions or concerns, please reach out to Lisa Dunnwald at lisa-dunnwald@uiowa.edu.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Senior Nuc Med Tech - PET
  • Appointment Type: SEIU
  • Schedule: Full-time
Compensation
  • Pay Level: 6
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Lisa Dunnwald
  • Contact Email: lisa-dunnwald@uiowa.edu


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