Career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist

in India

Nuclear medicine is used to treat cancers. Nuclear Medicine Technologists are specially trained healthcare professionals who manage & operate various medical equipments used in the diagnosis & treatment of tumours. They assist surgeons, physicians as well as nurses in successfully conducting diagnosing tests or operative procedures. They also support patients throughout the procedures. “Radiopharmaceuticals”, aka ‘nuclear medicine’ or ‘radionuclide therapy’ can also be used to treat conditions such as hyperthyroidism, blood disorders, cardiac disease, endocrine & neurological disorders etc., apart from cancerous tumours.

nuclear-medicine-technologist

Why become a Nuclear Medicine Technologist?

Are you really interested in detecting life-threatening conditions of patients? You know, as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist your inputs can be very valuable and you would handle tasks that would sometimes be critical too. You would be part of a vital process and your knowledge & skills would help save a patient’s life. Is your guilty pleasure watching hospital dramas? Do you secretly admire ‘Private Practice’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ or shows like these? Well, your work place may or may not have a ‘McSteamy’! You, as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist however, can still absolutely be a part of such a fast-paced setting, in a hospital or a laboratory. Read on and find out who Nuclear Medicine Technologists are, what they do and how to become one.

Career Entry Pathway

Salary
Insights
 

Get insights on monthly average earnings from entry level to senior level positions. You get to choose and compare different careers on the basis of highest to lowest salaries.


Educational
Fees
 

Know how much you need to spend on an average to pursue career of your choice. Get minimum and maximum expenses and even compare with other careers you may be interested in.

Future
Prospects
 

Study the future prospects of various careers; compare and select on the basis of careers having highest scope in the future. You get to make smart career choices to be future ready.


Explore More

Let's find out if you are suited

to become a Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Join us on instagram @idreamcareer to get exclusive updates on the latest careers, exams, offers, and much more.

Did you find this information helpful?