The Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic CT Technologist is responsible for performing PET/CT procedures as directed by the radiation oncologists. The Technologist must be proficient in performing diagnostic PET/CT, diagnostic CT, PET/CT simulation and CT simulation protocols which include injections of radioactive materials, CT contrast and construction of immobilization devices.
Perform PET scans and diagnostic CT scans according to established protocols
Perform daily, weekly, quarterly and annual QA procedures for both the Hot Lab and PET/CT scanner
Assist physicians with administration of radioactive material for therapeutic dosing
Construct immobilization devices
Prepare equipment and position patient according to simulation set up as determined by physician
Properly mark patient according to established fields
Maintain accurate and complete records, reports and files
Collaborate with Billing to capture charges
Licensure/Certification: (Dual Certification as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist & Diagnostic CT Technologist required)
Active State of FL Radiology License
CNMT or RT(N) License AND ARRT(CT) certification
Current Basic Life Support & CPR certifications
1-2 years Diagnostic CT experience
3+ years Diagnostic CT experience
1+ years PET/CT experience
Required: Completion of a formal radiologic technology training program in an A.M.A.-approved school
Preferred: Bachelor’s or advanced degree
Internal Number: 02
About Ackerman Cancer Center
Our facilities in Jacksonville and Amelia Island specialize in the most advanced oncology therapies available for all types of cancer. The interdisciplinary team at Ackerman Cancer Center is professional, compassionate, and dedicated to the highest level of care for patients and their families.
Our team includes Board Certified Radiation Oncologists, Board Certified Medical Physicists, Certified Medical Dosimetrists, Oncology Certified Nurses, Radiation Therapists, Oncology Certified Social Workers and an Oncology Certified Dietician.
Our facilities offer advanced treatments such as IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, VMAT, HDR Brachytherapy, AccuBoost Breast Cancer Radiotherapy, , RaySearch treatment planning, MOSAIQ EMR, Elekta Linear Accelerators and a MEVION S250 Proton Therapy System.
We also offer comprehensive diagnostic services for the convenience of our patients. These services include: PET/CT, CT, MRI, mammography, ultrasound and bone density scanning.