MR Technologist - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time - M-F, 10:30p-7a
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 te chnical tasksassociated with the operation of high field strength magnet s.
Screen patientsfor MR safety prior to procedure performance.Assist radiologist with procedure protocoling and performance. StartI.V.s, administer contrast media as directed and p er protocol.Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed i mages andsequence of acquisition and label appropriately.Schedule patien ts for procedures; assist with clerical functions.Charge MR procedures a nd supplies in EHRLoad and operate power injectors for contrast media ad ministration.Maintain accurate patient records.Provide orientation for n ew technologistsProvide education and training for student technologists .Provide for the psychological and physical needs of patients for MRproc edures.Understand and use the Image Archival SystemPerform complex tasks associated with the operation of high fieldstrength magnets and related equipment to produce special radiographicimages of specific body parts. Position patients for MR scans using immobilization and protectiveequipm ent as required.Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure perform ance.Assist radiologist with procedure performance. Administer contrast mediaor as directed and per protocol. Evaluate MR scans for technicalqua lity, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and labelappropr iately.Coordinate scheduling and patient flow involving multiple MR site s.Assist with education and training of new physicians (interns,resident s, and fellows, attending's) if Applicable.Assist radiologists and physi cists in developing new protocols and MRimaging techniques that are uniq ue to DUHSHelp facilitate research for the Duke Health System by scannin g andusing protocols given. Demonstrate proficiency in the 100+ MR proto colsin the Health System. Teach the correct application of these protoco lsto new technologists, physicians, and researchers.Perform other relate d duties incidental to the work herein**DUHS offers career growth and en richment within Imaging services.There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and opportunitiesat each hospital within the health syste m.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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
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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