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Senior PET Technologist

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Performs daily quality control and quality assurance on PET camera and calibrates laboratory equipment to maintain proper operation

  • Reviews exam orders, requisitions and corresponding protocol. Coordinates procedures with physicians

  • Notifies the personnel in the Radionuclide Production Department of pending patient schedule for production of proper isotopes. Logs and maintains records of dispensing and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals

  • Explains procedures to patient. Notifies team leader of any problems that arise

  • Responsible for explaining the procedure to the patient. Prepare patients for the appropriate PET exam. Calculates, dispenses and administers the required radiopharmaceutical to the patient

  • Responsible for performing the acquisition processing and archiving of all PET scans according to section specific protocols

  • Assists in development of new investigative procedures and helps establish protocols for same in cooperation with physician/ Aids in training and orientation of new employees, interns and students. Participates in in-service and continuing education programs

  • Observes radiation safety techniques and procedures and reports any inconsistencies to P.E.T team leader. Assists other personnel with any problems in radiation safety.

  • Assists in maintaining inventory of stock and non-stock supplies, informing supervisor of any items that need to be ordered

  • Responsible for ensuring that equipment is operated safely and maintained properly. Informs supervisor of safety hazards or the need for repair/maintenance

  • Assumes the duties of the P.E.T. supervisor in his or her absence

  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures

  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduate from a professional accredited Nuclear Medicine program 

Experience Required:

  • Three (3) years’ experience in Nuclear Medicine and one (1) years’ experience in PET


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