Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Multi-Modality Technologist)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Kings, New York
Internal Number: 616548100
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Nuclear Medicine Technologists provide a wide range of specialized nuclear medicine procedures, including the performance of diagnostic nuclear medicine imaging, assisting with nuclear medicine therapy with unsealed radioactive materials, performing radio-assay, in-vivo or in-vitro cell labeling; DEXA scans, evaluating abnormal results; using and maintaining equipment; setting up and monitoring quality control; working within guidelines from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Department of Transportation (DOT), National Health Physics Program (NHPP), the occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Joint Commission (JC) among others. The primary worksite is the Brooklyn campus and the incumbent is expected to work on the Manhattan campus as needed based on veteran care needs. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 5:30PM Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Multi-Modality Technologist)/PD21Z76A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. EDRP Authorized: Contact VISN2EDRPCoordinators@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Creditable Experience. To be creditable, the experience must have required the use of knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs), and other characteristics, also referred to as core competencies, associated with the scope of NMT practice. Quality of Experience. Experience is only creditable if it is earned after passing the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (N) certification exams. Experience as a graduate NMT is creditable provided the candidate worked as a NMT and subsequently passed the certification examination. Part-Time Experience. Part-time experience as a NMT is creditable according to its relationship to the full-time workweek. For example, a NMT would receive 1 week of full-time credit for each 2 weeks of half-time work.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.