Nuclear Medicine Technologist prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals in diagnostic and therapeutic studies, utilizing a variety of equipment and following prescribed procedures. Administers therapeutic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under direction of physician. Being a Nuclear Medicine Technologist follows radiation safety techniques when disposing radioactive materials. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Nuclear Medicine Technologist typically reports to chief technologist or manager. Typically requires American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or the American Society of Clinical Pathology. Typically requires state licensure for technologists. Nuclear Medicine Technologist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.