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Sanford Health Manager, Nuclear Medicine - Nuclear Medicine - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Heart Hospital Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1301 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Provides leadership and direction for the clinical and business operation of nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) services. Manages day to day schedules and ensures appropriate levels of service are provided based on patient needs and employee skills. Develops, implements and evaluates new policy and procedures related to field. Ensures all nuclear regulatory commission (NRC) standards are current and met. Oversees employees who must utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Supervises staffing, supplies and equipment related to the nuclear medicine department and proactive planning for future needs. Performs administrative roles for the interviewing, hiring and performance management process.

Must maintain current skill knowledge in area of expertise as will be expected to use these skills when necessary.

Actively participates in tasks force, committees, staff meetings, etc. to assist with the department initiatives, implement goals and organizational strategies. Manages the process in reviewing results of clinical performance assessments and recommends process improvements. Implements established performance improvement policies and trains employees on these policies. Knowledge of quality management methods, tools, and techniques and ability to create and support an environment that meets the quality goals of the organization. Assists with providing feedback in the collection and preparation of required budget information.

Understands the critical components associated and required to achieve intended results and possesses the ability to generate consistent approaches for hiring, selection, retaining and leveraging talent across the unit. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members. Trains others on main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare practices. Collaborates and actively participates in measuring employee performance. Practices positive collaboration and converts difficult interactions into productive ones. Seeks opportunities to help others learn as teacher, coach and mentor. Maintains current certifications in specialty, continues education when necessary as well as tracks and maintains for staff as needed.


Completion of an approved School of Nuclear Medicine Technology is highly preferred. Associate level degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Will consider a minimum of six years’ experience as a staff technologist.

Minimum of three years leadership/management experience with the operation and function of nuclear medicine equipment, and department functions and operations preferred.

Certification with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) required.

Registered in positron emission tomography (PET) helpful. Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 60 days of employment, recertification as required. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-52034
Featured: No