Junior Technical Officer / Technical Officer - Nuclear Medicine

Junior Technical Officer / Technical Officer - Nuclear Medicine
Job No.
Tech 03
Support Staff and Tech
Work Experience
2+ years of experience in relevant field
Bachelors’ in Nuclear Medicine Technology / PG Dip. In Nuclear Medicine
  • To coordinate and participate in a variety of nuclear medicine procedures; to operate radiation detection and measurement instrumentation. 
  • To calibrate and draw up radiopharmaceutical materials for administration to patients; formulate radiopharmaceutical materials from pre-prepared kits; to ensure radiopharmaceutical quality, route of administration and the accuracy of dosage before giving it to the patient and to take precautions to avoid misadministration.
  • To ensure proper functioning of all nuclear medicine equipments, to calibrate instruments and review calibration data to detect trends indicating instrument malfunction, to carry out periodic quality assurance and maintenance.
  • To calculate data to include results of patient studies and radioactive decay. To evaluate recorded images for technical quality. 
  • To process computerized image data to include function curves and reconstructed SPECT images. 
  • To assume care for physical and psychological needs of patient of all ages during an examination, initiate life support measures for patient, if necessary. 
  • To instruct patients regarding post procedure precautions.
  • To maintain inventory of supplies in assigned area; to prepare and maintain records concerning radiopharmaceutical receiving, dispensing and disposal activities. To maintain records of order, receipt and disposal of all radioactive material in the department. 
  • To avoid spillage of radioactivity or contamination of the patient, premises, persons and material by exercising care during dispensing/administration of radioactivity.  
  • To report to RSO and the nuclear medicine physician of any mishap in dispensing/administration of dosage to the patient or any unusual incident.
  • To assist RSO in maintaining records of inventory, use, waste disposal of sources and other safety matters.
  • To maintain professional conduct, good communication skills, and confidentiality in the care of patients. 
  • To be part of the Quality Initiative Improvement & protocols of the department & organization.