Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging

Req ID: 155272
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central
Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII  
Department: DI Nuclear Medicine (In Vivo)

Type of Employment: Casual Casual Relief (3% FTE) x 2 position(s)

Status: NSGEU 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 an 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.



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
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  •  Able to adapt to changes or unusual circumstances in a way that promotes co-operation, team work 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.


  • Casual relief position
  • Evenings, nights and weekends may be required 
  • Travel between the HI and VG sites may be required


Compensation and Incentives

$34.07 - $39.76 hourly     


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.


Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.  


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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