CT Technologist-PRN-Duke Radiology Arringdon-Morrisville

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.

Occ Summary

Perform a variety of specialized tasks involve d in the performance of CTscans.


Work Performed

Perfo rmcomplex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CTscanners, power injectors, and related equipment in accordance withprescribed rad iation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scansusing patient po sitioning devices and protective equipment as necessary.Perform exams ac curately per established protocols, policy, and patientsafety standards. Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and injecting contrast, if applicable.Assist radiologist with interventional CT proced ures.Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images i nsequence of exposure and appropriately label. Film/transmit to ImageArc hival System.Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical func tions.Charge procedures and supplies in EHR.Dispense and or order oral c ontrast to patients for CT scans.Maintain accurate patient records.Provi deorientation and training to new CT technologists.Provide care for the psychological and physical needs of patients andtheir families for CT sc ans.Provide education and training to student technologists.Perform othe rrelated duties incidental to the work therein.Coordinate scheduling and patient flowDemonstrate proficiency in IV placement for contrast adminis tration.Demonstrate proficiency and accuracy in performance of all examp rotocols.Assist with the education and training of new physicians (inter ns,residents, fellows, and attending's). If applicable.Assist radiologis ts and PhD's in developing new protocols and CT imagingtechniques thatar e unique to facility.Perform CT specific technical assistance with proje cts assigned bysupervisor including but not limited to: Team lead, R &D, protocoldevelopment, charge reconciliation and demonstration of equipme nt.**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging services.Th ere is a clinical ladder program with varioussteps and opportunitiesateach hospital within the health system.


Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities


Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


Education

Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an accredited CT program OR Graduate of a bachelor's degree program in Radiology, with two semesters of clinical rotation in CT OR Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology with two years ofDUHS Radiology experience


Experience

Level I must obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment. Level II Minimum of two years' experience as a CT 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 CT 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: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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