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Sutter Health Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Sacramento, California

Position Overview:


Provides imaging, therapeutic, and patient care services at defined levels to patients.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.

  • Maintains a quality assurance program according to regulations established by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

  • Maintains mandated continuing education requirements.

  • May be required to train / precept students and new techs.

  • Operates a variety of complex stationary diagnostic equipment.

  • Orders, prepares, administers, and disposes radiopharmaceuticals and/or agents according to established protocols.

  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.



Education including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:

  • Complete understanding of Nuclear Medicine methodology, equipment and radiopharmaceuticals is necessary.

  • Graduate of a JRCERT accredited program in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB); Or, ARRT Registered Technologist, R.T.(N)in goodstanding; Or, eligible to take the Nuclear Medicine registration exam.

  • BLS Healthcare Provider CPR required.

  • State Licensure (CNMT) is required.


  • Knowledge of radiation safety principles, hazardous materials management and infection control guidelines.


  • Must have previous experience as a nuclear medicine technologist in a hospital environment.


  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations.

Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation - Central

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day/Evening

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.