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Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist (H)

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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The University of Miami is currently seeking a Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist to work at Lennar Foundation Medical Center in Miami. The incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day operations and administrative duties ensuring: efficient workflow of Nuclear Medicine and CT; compliance with budgetary policy; ensuring the highest quality diagnostic examinations; and compliance of State/Federal/Joint Commission regulations, department/hospital policies and procedures, objectives and philosophy. The Chief is accountable for the efficient patient throughput and 24-hr supervisory responsibility of department and of all departmental staff member’s scheduling, technical guidance and performance improvement.


  • Performs all duties of Level I & II technologist.

  • The chief technologist position involves performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/job duties as required of a Nuclear Medicine technologist at a level that will require no supervision of technical details.

  • Supervises imaging services, including performance or supervision of tests, and daily management of assigned personnel.

  • Assists in compilation of statistical data for departmental evaluation purposes.

  • Contributions to the preparation of the annual departmental budget and development of administrative and operational policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Responsible for hire, discipline, and promotion of department staff.

  • Obtains and examines the diagnostic orders for appropriateness to the type of exam ordered and any special notes or comments.

  • Coordinate/manage scheduling and patient flow for interdepartmental procedures.

  • Collaborates in the development of in-service training for departmental staff.

  • Completes yearly performance appraisals for the staff and handles requests for merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



High School diploma or equivalent.

Graduate of a Nuclear Medicine Technology accredited program. NMTCB or ARRT-N registered.

Certification and Licensing:

Must possess a valid State of Florida License as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

Valid State of Florida License as a General Radiographer or Basic X-Ray Machine Operator required.

CPR and BLS certification required.

Must obtain ARRT CT certification with 24 months of hire.


Minimum 5 years of relevant experience. Supervisory experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles

  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.

  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.

  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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The University of Miami is one of America's top research universities located in one of the most dynamic and multicultural cities in the world.

A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System (“UHealth”) have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation’s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation. The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit to learn more about our points of pride.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019. With more than $413 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually, the University of Miami is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). Only 3 percent of four-year institutions in the nation are invited to join the AAU, which recognizes breadth and quality of research and scholarship. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

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With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

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