Advertised Summary Job Description: 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.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus 3 years of related experience or equivalent in training and work experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: - 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 license in Nuclear Medicine (https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/doctors/radiological/)
Preferred Qualifications: - Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R) preferred
- Experience with Computed Tomography (CT) preferred
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_170552
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