Nuclear Medicine Technologist Jobs in Australia

Nuclear Medicine Technologist - If your profession is Nuclear Medicine Technologist in accordance with the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) 251213 then you are currently in demand by employers in Australia.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist is listed on the Medium and Long term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

As the occupation features on the MLTSSL as an occupation in demand in Australia, it is possible to apply for any of the visas in the General Skilled Migration (GSM) Program.

Visas in this category include the Skilled Independent 189, the Skilled Nominated 190 or the 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visas. In addition there is also the opportunity of applying for a number of employer sponsored visas if you have a firm offer of employment.

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Performs or assists in performing diagnostic examinations using radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals, and administers radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals for therapeutic purposes under the direction of specialist Medical Practitioners.

Tasks:

  • receiving referrals from Medical Practitioners to perform medical imaging and radiation treatment of patients
  • determining the appropriate equipment to use, such as X-ray equipment, radiation scanners, fluoroscopes, ultrasound equipment, nuclear instrumentation, angiography equipment and computed tomography (CT) equipment, and selecting the appropriate equipment settings to provide the diagnostic information requested by Medical Practitioners
  • calculating details of procedures such as length and intensity of exposure to radiation, size and strength of dosage of isotopes, and settings of recording equipment
  • explaining procedures to patients and answering patients' inquiries about processes
  • ensuring patients' welfare during procedures
  • positioning patients, screens and equipment preparatory to procedures
  • viewing the screen and deciding if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, and selecting images to show Medical Practitioners
  • conveying findings of procedures to Medical Practitioners

Specialisations:

  • No data exists

Minimum Requirements:

  • Registration or licensing is required

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