Charge Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Charge Nuclear Medicine Technologist specialising in PET CT
Auckland Radiology is part of the RHCNZ Medical Imaging Group – New Zealand’s largest private radiology provider, dedicated to making world-class radiology services accessible to our local communities. Proudly supported by our shareholding radiologists, our nationwide network of 73+ clinics employs more than 1200 staff, including more than 140 specialist radiologists across our three iconic brands, Auckland Radiology, Bay Radiology and Pacific Radiology.
We are excited to be opening a new state of the art imaging facility in Whangārei in April/May 2023. PET-CT is a new imaging modality to ARG and this is an exciting opportunity to lead and start the expansion into this innovative space.
About the role
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Nuclear Medicine technologist who would relish the opportunity to run this new state-of-the-art facility and provide efficient imaging services of the highest quality.
You will provide a welcoming, accurate and responsive imaging service to ARG’s patients, referrers and funders.
This is a full-time (40 hour per week) role.
- Competitive remuneration and generous leave entitlements including 5 weeks annual leave and 5 days Domestic Leave.
- Professional development with support for your ongoing growth as well as the opportunity to work with exceptional practitioners who are considered leaders in their field.
- Wellbeing initiatives which include fully funded Southern Cross health insurance (Wellbeing Two), flu vaccinations, EAP and more.
- Relocation support available.
Whangārei is New Zealand’s most northern city and is the entry point to the Bay of Islands, a subtropical region known for its stunning beauty. It has a wide variety of shops and services but it’s a place you go to relax on the beach – it’s even described as ‘the city with 100 beaches!’. See more about it here Whangāreinz.com
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Performing a wide range of diagnostic PET procedures in a professional manner.
- Implementing and co-designing PET imaging protocols for oncologic and non-oncologic indications.
- Contributing to policy development with review and maintenance of procedural manual/s.
- Managing order of isotope, predominantly F18 based.
- Providing technical advice to both radiologist and technical staff to ensure an effective outcome for the patient.
- Provision of high-quality data utilising a PET-CT system. Appropriate examinations for clinical indications with efficient use of departmental resources, appropriate computerised scan data manipulation and clear and accurate labelling of data.
- Maintenance of professional levels of patient care and compliance with moral and ethical codes.
- Providing clear communication to patients and support people, keeping them informed of process, and liaising with wards and other departmental staff as required.
- Performing radiopharmaceutical and hot lab quality control procedures.
- Ongoing training and mentorship as the practice expands in the molecular imaging space.
Successful applicants will have:
- Completed an approved tertiary diploma or degree or graduate diploma course in Nuclear Medicine Technology (or equivalent).
- NZ MRTB Registration, with current Scope of Practice in Nuclear Medicine.
- CT certification is highly desired.
We are looking at an employment start date of 3 April 2023. If you require any further information or would like to discuss the position, please contact [email protected]. If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and accompanying covering letter.
Applications close: 20 November 2022.
Please note: appointment to this position will be conditional on a satisfactory Police vetting and risk assessment as per the Children‘s Act 2014.