Nuclear Medicine Technologist
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Nuclear Medicine Technologist Job Description
Nuclear Medicine Technologists are primarily responsible for preparing and administering small doses of radioactive drugs. Nuclear Med Techs also need to explain necessary information to and answer questions from patients, carefully follow necessary safety precautions, monitor patients for abnormalities, keep clinical records, and safely dispose of waste.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Salary Information
Nuclear Medicine Technologist jobs offer the potential for a good salary. The median (average) yearly earnings of a Nuclear Medicine Technologist is $83,224. The lower 10 percent earn roughly $67,132 annually, while the upper 10 percent earn upwards of $98,178.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Job Outlook
The job outlook for CNMTs is higher than average. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the profession is expected to grow 7 percent by 2028. The BLS predicts that, as the population ages, the need for diagnosing illnesses and conditions through nuclear medicine will rise.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Specializations
As a Nuclear Med Tech, gaining additional certification in new areas may increase your potential salary and working opportunities. Some of these specializations include:
- PET (Positron Emission Tomography) is a nuclear imaging technique that you can become certified in with additional education and training.
- Nuclear Pharmacists are responsible for the handling of nuclear material and medicine in a pharmacy.
- Radiation Therapy uses radiation to treat cancer patients.
Preferred Healthcare Staffing accounts for your experience, certification, type of desired work, and location to match you with the best possible CNMT opportunities. So, when you’re ready, make the Preferred choice and apply with us.