Computed Tomography Technologist

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
27 May 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2019
Ref
401604088
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Occ Summary

Perform a variety of specialized tasks involved in the performance of CT scans.

Work Performed

Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT protocols. Scanners, power injectors, and related equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position patients for CT scans using patient positioning devices and protective equipment as equipment. Perform exams accurately per established protocols, policy, and patient safety standards. Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and injecting contrast, if applicable. Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures. Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label. Film/transmit to Image Archival System. Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functions. Charge procedures and supplies Di EHR. Dispense and/or order oral contrast to patients for CT scans. Maintain accurate patient records. Provide orientation and training to new CT technologists. Provide care for the psychological and physical needs of patients and their families for CT scans. Provide education and training to student technologists. Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein. Coordinate scheduling and patient flow. Demonstrate proficiency in IV placement for contrast administration. Demonstrate proficiency and a accuracy in performance of all exam. Assist with the education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, fellows, and attendings). If applicable. Assist radiologists and PhDs in developing new protocols and CT imaging techniques that are unique to facility. Perform CT specific technical assistance with projects assigned by supervisor including but not limited to: Team lead, R & D, protocol development, charge reconciliation and demonstration of equipment. **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.

Location Durham

Duke Entity DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Job Family Level F2

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University 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 essential job 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.

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 of DUHS 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

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