Nuclear Medicine Technologist – $54-80 per hour

Adventist Health is seeking a Nuclear Medicine Technologist for a job in Los Angeles, California.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Staff

Centered in the heart of Boyle Heights, Adventist Health White Memorial is one of the area’s leading healthcare providers since 1913. We are comprised of a 353-bed hospital, three medical office buildings, residency programs, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of services located in the Los Angeles area. In 2019, Adventist Health White Memorial was recognized with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence. We are proud to promote wellness in the community at the local farmers market and through our community resource center with services for seniors and Spanish-speakers. Los Angeles is known for its art, rich culture, numerous sports teams and world-renowned dining. There is something for everyone in this culturally diverse city.

Job Summary:

Administers radiopharmaceuticals or radiation intravenously to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment. Administers medical substances for imaging or other procedures. Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation. Coordinates patient flow and maintains procedure quality control.

Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Diploma/certificate from an accredited school of Nuclear Medicine: Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in nuclear medicine technology or equivalent: Preferred


  • State Nuclear Medicine License: Required in CA and HI
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine OR Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist: Required in CA and OR
  • Venipuncture certification: Required in CA and HI
  • State Nuclear Med Tech (SNMT): Required

Facility Specific License/Certifications:

  • Hospital Fire and Life Safety (HLFS): Required
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or National Nuclear Med Tech (NMTCB): Required
  • Venipuncture (IV) certification: Required

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares, administers, and measures radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepares stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculates doses to be administered by radiologists. Subjects patients to radiation. Executes blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques. Administers intravenous injections in accordance with established procedures.
  • Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation.
  • Documents all pertinent information regarding radioactive materials and surveys in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Obtains pertinent patient information and disseminates subsequent patient preparation instructions to patient care areas.
  • Elevates questions, problems and significant challenges to more senior staff for direction or subject matter expertise.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements:

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Adventist Health Job ID #16921. Posted job title: nuclear medicine technologist, part-time weekends

About Adventist Health

Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit, integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii with over 400 sites of care, including 26 acute care facilities. Founded on Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, home care, and hospice agencies in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes employees, physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness, and hope. We are committed to staying true to our heritage by providing patient-centered, quality care. Together, we are transforming the healthcare experience with an innovative and whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being.


  • Continuing Education
  • Bereavement
  • Medical benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Health Care FSA
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Life insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Sick pay
  • Health savings account

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