Radiologic Technologist - Duke Hospital - Durham - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 13, 2023
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the
best in the United States and is known around the world for its
outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University
Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive
diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional
emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65
operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital
outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an
extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For
2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University
Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology &
heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat,
gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology &
neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung
surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first
in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area. -In
addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive,
geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that
include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty
clinics and outpatient surgery centers.General Description of the
Job ClassPerform a variety of technical tasks involved in operating
radiographic equipment and making radiographs of designated
anatomical areas of interest. - -Duties and Responsibilities of
- Perform a variety of tasks involved in operating x-ray
equipment to make radiographs of designated anatomical areas of
interest. Adjust equipment for proper radiographic exposure
techniques in accordance with radiation safety guidelines.
- Explain x-ray procedures to patients.
- Position patients for each anatomical view using positioning
assistance devices and protective equipment as necessary.
- Monitor accessory equipment and assist the physician with
fluoroscopic procedures and special radiographic procedures.
- Accurately process images for optimal quality. Match with
appropriate paperwork for interpretation.
- Charge radiographic procedures in; able to modify orders per
protocol. Demonstrate acceptable film quality standards by
critiquing positioning, technical factors, and collimation.
- Understands and uses the Image Archival System
- Provide education and training to DUHS affiliated radiology
- Provide orientation to new technologists.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work herein -
-**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within imaging
services. There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and
opportunities at each hospital within the health system. -
-Required Qualifications at this Level -EducationCompletion of an
AMA approved School of Radiology Technology - -Experience -Level
IMust obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment.
-Level IIMinimum of two years' experience as a diagnostic radiology
technologist. -Level IIIA minimum of 4 years' experience within
specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion - -Degrees,
Licensure, and/or CertificationBLS certification - Duke is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's
age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity,
genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, or veteran status. - Duke aspires to create a
community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and
belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of
ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our
perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve
this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community
feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals
are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our
community have a responsibility to uphold these values. - Essential
Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke
University Health System may include essentialjob functions that
require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional
information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation
will be provided by each hiring department. -
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