Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging

​Req ID: 180559
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Eastern Zone, St. Martha's Regional Hospital  
Department: DI Nuclear Medicine SMRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: CUPE
 Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.


Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

Recruitment Incentives

Successful candidates may be eligible for up to $30,000 signing bonus and up to $5,000 of relocation assistance with a defined Return of Service contract.

About the Opportunity

Under the remote supervision of the Manager, and working with the team, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist prepares, dispenses and administers radiopharmaceuticals to perform more than 70 nuclear medicine diagnostic procedures and therapies,  effectively, efficiently, professionally and ethically.  Within this diverse scope is the on-going quality assurance of radiopharmaceuticals, imaging equipment and documentation maintenance required by hospital accreditation, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and Health Canada.


The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is expected to adapt procedures and perform complex computer manipulations and analysis while providing a high standard of health care to the client. On a rotating basis, he/she is required to independently perform on-call/emergency procedures outside of department hours for presentation to the nuclear medicine physician.


About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) certification
    Nova Scotia College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (NSCMIRTP) licensure
  • Experience as a Radiation Safety Officer is considered an asset
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  •  Able to adapt to changes or unusual circumstances in a way that promotes co-operation, teamwork and minimizes disruption to the work environment
  •  Must be able to establish a rapport with patients demonstrating courtesy, kindness, understanding and professionalism at all times
  • Must be committed to practicing all aspects of Nuclear Medicine and demonstrate initiative in maintaining and expanding all related skills
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.



  • Permanent full-time position; 75 hours biweekly


Compensation and Incentives

$34.24 - $39.96 hourly 


Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.


Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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