MR TECHNOLOGIST- Full Time

Job description

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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

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.

MR TECHNOLOGIST

SCHEDULE: Rotating 3rd shift including holidays and weekends (12 hour shifts)

General Description of the Job Class

Perform a variety of complex, specialized, and technical tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

  • Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance.
  • Assist radiologist with procedure protocoling and performance. Start I.V.s, administer contrast media as directed and per protocol.
  • Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of acquisition and label appropriately.
  • Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functions.
  • Charge MR Procedures and supplies in EHR
  • Load and operate power injectors for contrast media administration.
  • Maintain accurate patient records.
  • Provide orientation for new technologists
  • Provide education and training for student technologists.
  • Provide for the psychological and physical needs of patients for MR procedures.
  • Understand and use the Image Archival System
  • Perform complex tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets and related equipment to produce special radiographic images of specific body parts.
  • Position patients for MR scans using immobilization and protective equipment as required.
  • Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance.
  • Assist radiologist with procedure performance. Administer contrast media or as directed and per protocol. Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and label appropriately.
  • Coordinate scheduling and patient flow involving multiple MR sites.
  • Assist with education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, and fellows, attending's) if Applicable.
  • Assist radiologists and physicists in developing new protocols and MR imaging techniques that are unique to DUHS
  • Help facilitate research for the Duke Health System by scanning and using protocols given. Demonstrate proficiency in the 100+ MR protocols in the Health System. Teach the correct application of these protocols to new technologists, physicians, and researchers.
  • 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

Education

Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an accredited MR program

OR Graduate of a bachelor's degree program in Radiology, with two semesters of clinical rotation in MR

OR Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology with two years of DUHS Radiology experience

Experience

Level I

Must obtain ARRT certification within 12 months of employment.

Level II

Minimum of two year' experience as an MRI technologist.

Level III

A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

ARRT certification in Radiography MR Certification within 12 months of employment

BLS 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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Posted: 10/3/2020
Application Due: 11/14/2020
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