Nuclear Medicine Technologist
As part of the diagnostic imaging team in a hospital, you will give patients radioactive substances by mouth, needle, or other means, then track and take images of the radiation given off inside the patient’s body using special high tech cameras. You’ll be responsible for explaining to patients what you are doing, safely handling the radioactive materials, and for the proper functioning and use of the equipment.
Education / Training / Experience
- Graduation from a recognized program in Nuclear Medicine Technology (2 years full time)
- Certification from the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
Programs in BC
$54,500 - $68,000 per year
The best thing about this job… is that it combines your love of chemistry, physics, and high tech equipment in direct patient care.