Nuclear Medicine Physicians


Diagnose and treat diseases using radioactive materials and techniques. May monitor radionuclide preparation, administration, and disposition.
Also called: Director of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine Physician, Nuclear Medicine Specialist, Physician

Knowledge:

    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • biology
  • physics
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Concern for Others
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Medical software
  • eClinicalWorks
  • Motion correction software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software

Education:

    post-doctoral training
    doctoral degree
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