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Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7223607 (Ref:ccf20006107)

Posted: March 1, 2024

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic Akron General where we have been providing world-class care to the community for over 100 years. At Akron General, you will work and learn from some of the best caregivers, provide and receive multitudes of support and appreciation, and create the steppingstones toward a rewarding career with one of the world's most respected healthcare organizations. We strive for patient-centered care and comfort, and we are committed to serving the community and treating our patients as family.   

As a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, you are responsible for safely performing nuclear medicine procedures to aid in accurately diagnosing disease or injury. Your primary duties will include:  

Performing computer processing of data including dynamic curve calculations.   

Performing nuclear medicine imaging including total body acquisition, tomographic, and gated topographic acquisition 

Consulting with Radiologist to determine the best procedure for individual patients. 

The ideal caregiver is someone who:  

Has PET/CT and SPECT/CT experience. 

Works well in a team. 

Excels at venipuncture. 

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare. 


  • Performs nuclear medicine imaging including total body acquisition, tomographic, and gated topographic acquisition.
  • Performs computer processing of data including dynamic curve calculations, three dimensional reconstruction, planar and tomographic ejection fraction, cardiac bulls-eyes, and region ratios.
  • Schedules patients for procedures, correlating exams with other departments when necessary.
  • Utilizing NRC guidelines and State of Ohio regulations, assists qualified physician in administering radiation treatments and completes all documentation including bioassay of technologist and physician.
  • Performs dose calculation of radiopharmaceutical to ensure proper dose for each patient.
  • Consults with Radiologist to determine best procedure for individual patients.
  • Educates patients about procedure to be done.
  • Processes and records examination results in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Confers with physicians about results of examinations.
  • Assumes on-call responsibilities.
  • Provides education to various medical personnel about nuclear medicine procedures and radiation safety practices.
  • Follows hospital policy on universal precautions to ensure safety while handling biohazard materials.
  • Follows State and NRC guidelines to ensure safety while handling Radioactive materials.
  • Attends relevant meetings and seminars and reviews current literature to stay current with new equipment and procedures.
  • Assists in selection of new equipment.
  • Performs quality control procedures on nuclear medicine equipment to monitor performance of equipment.
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment such as performing regular calibrations to facilitate maintaining quality performance.
  • Works continually to anticipate and exceed the needs and expectations of customers.
  • Complies with all Radiology Information System entry requirements for accurate patient, film and tracking monitors.
  • Assists and supports the Radiologic student program, specifically the clinical aspect.
  • Provides supervision and feedback to students as they perform procedures. Reviews images with students on request and provides quarterly evaluations of students to clinical instructions for formal reviews.
  • Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Successful completion of Nuclear Medicine program approved by American Medical Association.


  • Current license in the State of Ohio. Certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or Certification from Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board.

Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

Work Experience:

  • Working knowledge of computer systems and applications.

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7223607 (Ref:ccf20006107)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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