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29-1069.05    Nuclear Medicine Physicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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  • Nuclear Medicine Physicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Director of Nuclear Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine Medical Director
  • Nuclear Medicine Physician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Diagnose and treat diseases using radioactive materials and techniques. May monitor radionuclide preparation, administration, and disposition.


  • Prepare comprehensive interpretive reports of findings.
  • Prescribe radionuclides and dosages to be administered to individual patients.
  • Calculate, measure, or prepare radioisotope dosages.
  • Compare nuclear medicine procedures with other types of procedures such as computed tomography, ultrasonography, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, and angiography.
  • Direct nuclear medicine technologists or technicians regarding desired dosages, techniques, positions, and projections.
  • Formulate plans and procedures for nuclear medicine departments.
  • Monitor quality control of radionuclide preparation, administration, or disposition ensuring that activities comply with applicable regulations and standards.
  • Perform cardiovascular nuclear medicine procedures such as exercise testing and pharmacologic stress testing.
  • Provide advice on the selection of nuclear medicine supplies or equipment.
  • Teach nuclear medicine, diagnostic radiology, or other specialties at graduate educational level.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Prepare medications or medical solutions.
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Prescribe medications.