Nuclear Medicine Physicians
- Test dosage evaluation instruments and survey meters to ensure they are operating properly.
- Teach nuclear medicine, diagnostic radiology, or other specialties at graduate educational level.
- Schedule examinations and staff activities.
- Provide advice on the selection of nuclear medicine supplies or equipment.
- Monitor cleanup of radioactive spills to ensure that proper procedures are followed and that decontamination activities are conducted.
- Monitor handling of radioactive materials to ensure that established procedures are followed.
- Formulate plans and procedures for nuclear medicine departments.
- Direct the safe management and disposal of radioactive substances.
- Establish and enforce radiation protection standards for patients and staff.
- Advise other physicians of the clinical indications, limitations, assessments, or risks of diagnostic and therapeutic applications of radioactive materials.
- Conduct laboratory procedures, such as radioimmunoassay studies of blood or urine, using radionuclides.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)