MR Technologist - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Second Shift, M-F 2:30p-11pm
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobsOcc Summary
Perform a variety of complex, specialized, and technical tasksassociated with the operation of high field strength mag nets.
Screen patients for MR safety pr iorto procedure performance.Assist radiologist with procedure protocolin gand performance. StartI.V.s, administer contrast media as directed and per protocol.Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images andsequence of acquisition and label appropriately.Schedule patie nts for procedures; assist with clerical functions.Charge MR procedures and supplies in EHRLoad and operate power injectors for contrast media a dministration.Maintain accurate patient records.Provide orientation for new technologistsProvide education andtraining for student technologist s.Provide for the psychological and physical needs of patients for MRpro cedures.Understand and use the Image Archival SystemPerform complex task sassociated with the operation of high fieldstrength magnets and related equipment to produce special radiographicimages of specific body parts.P osition patients for MR scans using immobilization and protectiveequipme nt as required.Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performa nce.Assist radiologist with procedureperformance. Administer contrastme diaor as directed and per protocol. Evaluate MR scans for technicalquali ty, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and labelappropria tely.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 physici sts in developing new protocols and MRimaging techniques that are unique to DUHSHelp facilitate research for the Duke Health System by scanning andusing protocols given. Demonstrate proficiency in the 100+ MR protoco lsin the Health System. Teach the correct applicationof these protocols to new technologists, physicians, and researchers.Perform other related duties incidental to the work herein**DUHS offers career growth and enri chment within Imaging services.There is a clinical ladder program withva rious steps and opportunitiesat each hospital within the health system.< /p>
Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an accredited MR program ORGraduate 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
Level I must obtain ARRT certification within 12 months of employment. Level II Minimum of two years' experience as an MRI technologist. Level III A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
ARRT certification in Radiography MR certification within 12 months of employment BLS certification
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