AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY)

  • Nuclear Medicine Tech

    Office Name
    East New York
    Full Time
    Union / Non-Union
    Primary Location
    Daily Schedule
    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm
    Cardiology [72009]
    Employees Only Posting Thru:
  • Overview

    Having the best Nuclear Medicine Technologist  at AdvantageCare Physicians enables us to achieve our vision to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve. At AdvantageCare Physicians, our mission is to focus care on the needs of our patients and partner with them in the pursuit of better health.


    AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is one of the largest physician-led multi-specialty practice in the New York metropolitan area, serving half a million patients across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island. At ACPNY, patients receive individualized coordinated care from a compassionate team focused on helping them live their healthiest lives.


    Our 30+ professionally managed, multi-specialty physician practices are designed to deliver convenient, comprehensive and community-based care. At AdvantageCare Physicians primary and specialty care is coordinated through an integrated network of full-service medical offices, regional specialty referral hubs, urgent care centers and strategic hospital affiliations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island.


    The Nuclear Medicine Technologist has a high level of knowledge in nuclear cardiology and is dedicated to producing high quality, diagnostically accurate results in a manner that is safe and effective for the patient. In addition to meeting all the eligibility requirements for an entry level nuclear medicine technologist and passing the certification exam, the nuclear cardiology technologist has additional clinical experience and knowledge specific to the use of instrumentation, radiopharmaceuticals and adjunct medications in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease.


    • Administers radiopharmaceuticals or radiation intravenously to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment, under direction of a physician.
    • Detects and maps radiopharmaceuticals in patients' bodies, using a camera to produce photographic or computer images.
    • Produces a computer-generated or film image for interpretation by a physician.
    • Calculates, measures, and records radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used, and disposed, using computer and following physician's prescription.
    • Performs quality control checks on laboratory equipment or cameras.
    • Maintains and calibrate radioisotope and laboratory equipment.
    • Disposes of radioactive materials and stores radiopharmaceuticals, following radiation safety procedures.
    • Processes cardiac function studies, using computer. Records and processes results of procedures.
    • Prepares stock radiopharmaceuticals, adhering to safety standards that minimize radiation exposure to workers and patients.
    • Explains test procedures and safety precautions to patients and provides them with assistance during test procedures.
    • Gathers information on patients' illnesses and medical history to guide the choice of diagnostic procedures for therapy.
    • Measures glandular activity, blood volume, red cell survival, or radioactivity of patient, using scanners, Geiger counters, scintillometers, or other laboratory equipment.
    • Trains or supervises student or subordinate nuclear medicine technologists.
    • Positions radiation fields, radiation beams, and patient to allow for most effective treatment of patient's disease.
    • Adds radioactive substances to biological specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces, to determine therapeutic drug or hormone levels.
    • Assists in obtaining authorizations for nuclear stress testing and MUGA scans.
    • Assists in preparing intake charts (including clinical data, consent form, referral form, and authorization information) for patients prior to testing appointment
    • Assists in preparing the final report for each test performed.
    • Performs other job-related duties as required.
    • Assists as lead nuclear technologist in obtaining and maintenance of ICANL accreditation.



    • Minimum 700 hours of documented clinical experience as a certified/registered nuclear medicine technologist performing all aspects of nuclear cardiology imaging including radiopharmaceutical handling, injection if permitted by state and/or institutional regulations) and imaging


    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Nuclear Medicine Technology


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed