Vancouver Coastal Health

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job Description

Job Title: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Work Site: Nuclear Medicine, Royal Columbian Hospital - New Westminster, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $30.90 - $38.63 per hour


Reference#: 168638-jim


Come work as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join the Nuclear Medicine team at Royal Columbian Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


As a Nuclear Medicine Technologist you will:

  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Perform duties including preparing patients for examination, operating nuclear medicine equipment, monitoring patients during procedures, preparing and dispensing and administering radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Perform routine quality control tests on imaging equipment, monitor area utilizing appropriate detection devices and dispose of radioactive substances and contaminated items by following established guidelines.


Education & Experience

  • Current Certification with the CAMRT (Nuclear Medicine).
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification - Basic Life Support (BCLS) level.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS), i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with nuclear medicine equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform radioisotope examinations in compliance with departmental standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PACS/Radiology Information Systems, i.e. digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated computer skills with current computer applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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