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Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Jamaica West Indies

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs, Nurse Jobs, Pharmacy and Scientific Jobs
Speciality:
Radiation therapist Jobs, Radiographer/Sonographer Jobs, Ultrasonography Jobs, Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
Jamaica
Region:
All Jamaica
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
25-Oct-19
Recruiter:
Heart Institute of the Caribbean
Job Ref:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Location Jamaica

Job Description

• Prepare stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculate those to be administered by radiologists.
• Execute blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques.
• Calculate, prepare and administer radiopharmaceuticals including radioactive iodine or radiation orally or intravenously to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment, under direction of physician.
• Prepare and maintain a comprehensive procedures and workflow manual and records/logbook of all procedures performed in the Nuclear Labs.
• Detect and map radiopharmaceuticals in patients, bodies, using a camera to produce photographic or computer images.
• Produce a computer-generated or film image for interpretation by a physician.
• Calculate, measure and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used and disposed, using computer and following physicians' prescription.
• Perform quality control checks on laboratory equipment and cameras.
• Dispose of radioactive materials and store radiopharmaceuticals, following radiation safety procedures.
• Prepare stock radiopharmaceuticals, adhering to safety standards that minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients.

Job Requirement

• Degree or certification in Nuclear Medicine
• Must be actively registered with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
• 2 years job related experience

Click on Apply Now to write your cover letter and forward your CV to the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC)

The Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) is the premier centre of excellence for cardiovascular care in the English Speaking Caribbean. HIC Heart Hospital is the only dedicated full service Specialty Heart Hospital in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
HIC provides comprehensive and sophisticated diagnosis and management of all forms of heart diseases and has multiple locations and several heart stations situated across Jamaica to improve access to care to all Jamaicans. HIC provides expert diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular care and consultative opinion locally and remotely via a network of specialists around the world linked by a global tele-medical network.
Now, locals and international visitors can receive world-class cardiac care without time-consuming and life-threatening travel to distant centres.

Closing Date:
22/11/2019

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