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Nuclear Medicine Technologist I

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:


$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS!


MaineHealth employees not eligible must be separated for 6 months

Inside and out, you'll find what you're looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

Position Summary

Nuclear Medicine is specialized clinical work, utilizing sophisticated imaging techniques for use in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients. This is an entry level Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT Technologist position.

The technologist has completed clinical rotations training in imaging procedures, radionuclides and utilization of radiopharmaceutical to perform diagnostic imaging exams and therapeutics. The technologist requires knowledge in chemistry, physics, mathematics and biomedical sciences that relate to Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT technology. Work also includes quality control, radiation safety, record keeping and monitoring Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT equipment.

The technologist is required to be competent in a wide variety of procedures referred by oncology, cardiology, trauma, urology, gastroenterology, neurology and nephrology. Independent work ethic with knowledge of anatomy, patient positioning, dose calculation and administration are required.

The Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT technologist must follow established protocols and guidelines for use by physicians in diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. The Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT Technologist must maintain a smooth operational flow to ensure maximum patient volumes with consideration of patient and radiation safety. It is a requirement to travel between sites as needed.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

1. Education: Completion of a Bachelor's program of an NMTCB or ARRT approved school of Nuclear Medicine or completion of a Bachelor's program with a post baccalaureate certificate or degree in Nuclear Medicine.

2. Licensure: Must be licensed as a Radiologic Technologist through the state of Maine.

3. Certification: Certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology with the NMTCB or ARRT required, BLS required.

4. Experience: Entry Level

5. Abilities: Ability to recognize and respond to patient emergency situations. Analytical ability to determine best method of providing requested imaging based on patient's physical condition.

Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Nuclear Medicine Technologist I, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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