PET/CT Program Coordinator

Columbia University New York, NY
Under the direction of an authorized user, the PET/CT Program Coordinator is responsible for the use of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation to generate fusion images for diagnostic and research purposes.

The PET/CT Program Coordinator will review the patient's medical history to understand the patient's illness and pending diagnostic procedure; instruct the patient before, during, and following the procedure; evaluate the satisfactory preparation of the patient before beginning a procedure; and recognize emergency patient conditions and initiate lifesaving first aid when appropriate.

Administrative functions may include supervising other technologists, students, and other personnel; participating in procuring supplies and equipment; documenting laboratory operations; participating in radiation safety protocols and taking an active role in radiation reduction programs; participating in departmental inspections conducted by various licensing, regulatory, and accrediting agencies; participating in departmental quality assurance or quality improvement projects; and participating in scheduling patient examinations. Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus 4 years of related experience or equivalent in training and work experience. Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant - Completion of an approved School of Nuclear Medicine Technology Program required

* Must be registered with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (N.M.T.C.B) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (N)

* Must be registered with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (CT) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (CT)

* Must possess active New York State licenses in Radiography and Nuclear Medicine (https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/doctors/radiological/) Special Instructions Preferred Qualifications - Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R) preferred

* Experience with Computed Tomography (CT) preferred Essential Functions Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Special Indications

This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens

Radioactive materials

Contact with patients and/or research subjects