The most critical need is for radiation therapy technologists (17 percent vacancies) and nuclear medicine technologists
(10 percent vacancies).
Gilmore said that nuclear medicine technologists
need to look at the long-term effects that shortages like the one at Chalk River can have on the specialty.
The MECA covers MRTs, sonographers, nuclear medicine technologists
, dark room technicians, radiology and MRT assistants and medical radiation imaging technologists--220 people all up.
At the time, the nuclear medicine laboratory was staffed with nine nuclear medicine technologists
who performed imaging, functional studies, and RIAs.
Under the terms of the task order, as part of an eventual $2 billion program to upgrade and expand the base at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, URS will design and build two Medical Instructional Facilities which will be used for training military personnel from all branches in the areas of radiology, pharmacy, biomedical equipment and dental technicians along with nuclear medicine technologists
DiBernardo is a past president of the Long Island Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologists
and holds a B.
s in the primary disciplines saw increases bringing their pay to $48,661 for radiographers, $65,030 for nuclear medicine technologists
and $69,138 for radiation therapists.
Not only is the BVA-100 a modernization of a tried and true test, but it will give us the opportunity to increase physician referral business without increasing our current work load of our nuclear medicine technologists