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Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Nuclear medicine technicians must demonstrate knowledge about preparing and administering radioactive chemical compounds. They should be experienced at executing imaging procedures using specialized, sophisticated equipment. These technicians should also be skilled at analyzing laboratory specimens and patient data and communicating this information to doctors and other medical staff. Nuclear medicine technicians should exhibit good bedside manners in order to gain patients’ trust and respect. They should have a proven track record of working independently and under pressure.

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