PET Technologist

Mohawk Valley Health System

Job title: PET Technologist

Company: Mohawk Valley Health System

Job description: Job Summary

PET Technologists with MVHS will be responsible for utilizing imaging equipment and radiopharmaceuticals to help scan and evaluate our patients at the Faxton Campus. Under the direction of a qualified physician, you will be performing a variety of technical procedures that require minimum independent judgement and initiative in the utilization of Nuclear Medicine for the diagnosis of disease. Our PET Techs are a vital part of our imaging team and will work directly with providers to ensure quality patient outcomes.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Operate Nuclear Medicine equipment to perform high quality exams and procedures.
  • Follows established guidelines in accordance with NYS DOH (New York State Department of Health) and ACR (American College of Radiology) standards.
  • Transports, transfers, and positions properly for exams.
  • Provides radiation protection in compliance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Orders, receives, disposes of radioisotopes safely .
  • Review and complete exams in PACS
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of basic computer skills and patient care technologies, information systems and communication devices that support safe clinical practices.
  • Obtain thorough health history and complete all documentation as required
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly quality control on nuclear medicine equipment.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Satisfactory completion of an approved Nuclear Medicine Technology Program
  • NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board) and/or ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)


  • Associate’s Degree
  • 5 years full-time or equivalent Nuclear Medicine experience

Licensure/Certification Requirements


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor

Job Details

Req Id 89007
Department PET SCAN
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked 7.50
Work Schedule GENERAL UNION L/T 03
Employee Status A1 – Full-Time
Pay Range $32 – $47 Hourly


Expected salary: $32 – 47 per hour

Location: Utica, NY

Job date: Sun, 19 Nov 2023 08:49:07 GMT

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