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Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Everett, WA at UnitedHealth Group

Last updated: October 18, 2023

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Title Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Everett, WA
Company UnitedHealth Group
Location Everett, WA
Description $10,000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Uses established scanner protocols based on needs of the individual patient and ordered examination
  • Adheres to radiation safety protocols which includes a basic understanding of Facility Radioactive Materials (RAM) licensure, radiation exposure control for patients, staff, and general public, personnel monitoring devices, area radiation monitoring and surveys, and handles radiation decontamination according to Federal and State guidelines
  • Demonstrates proficiency with radiopharmaceuticals including proper selection, ordering, handling and preparation, storage and disposal, and proper radioactive materials documentation
  • Administers oral and intravenous radiopharmaceuticals and standard adjunctive medications as authorized and assists authorized users in receipt and administration of therapeutic radionuclides
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the nuclear camera and associated equipment in accordance with the infection control policies and procedures

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience
  • Completion of a course in Nuclear Medicine Technology approved by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for registry eligibility
  • Current NMTCB and/or ARRT licensure
  • Active WA state license or pending application

Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for Washington residents is $27.07 to $53.08 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment
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