Radiologic Technologist

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
26 May 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2019
Ref
401604108
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Occ Summary

Perform a variety of technical tasks involved in operating radiographic involved in operating x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated body portions. Adjust equipment for proper radiographic exposure techniques in accordance with radiation safety guidelines. equipment and making radiographs of designated portions of the body.

Work Performed

Level I

Perform a variety of tasks Explain x-ray procedures to patients. Position patients for each anatomical view using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary. Monitor accessory equipment and assist the physician with fluoroscopic procedures and special radiographic procedures. Accurately process images for optimal quality. Match with appropriate paperwork for interpretation. Charge radiographic procedures in QuadRIS; able to modify orders. Demonstrate acceptable film quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors, and collimation. Understands and uses PACS systems, if applicable.

Level II

Provide education and training to DUHS affiliated radiology technology programs. Provide orientation to new technologists. Adjust equipmentfor proper radiographic exposure technique in accordance withradiation safety guidelines.

Level III

Perform the described duties in the primary work area and demonstrate competency in at least one of the following: I.V. & contrast administration (DRH/RCH only), preceptorship, orthopedic radiology, pediatric radiology, off-site radiology facility management, operating room radiology, trauma radiology, GI radiology, out- patient diagnostic radiology, and inpatient diagnostic radiology. This may not be applicable to all Radiology sites. In addition to meeting competency requirements for work in more than one primary work area must serve as a super user for various radiology initiatives (RIS, compliance training, restraint training) or serve as a department BLS instructor. Serve as a clinic instructor for radiology technology programs affiliates with the institution or serve in a team leader capacity on a routine basis. Conduct scheduling and coordination of patient flow for work area or shift. Assist with the education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, fellows). Assist in R&D with radiology equipment manufacturers to develop new imaging software and new technologies. Assist department physician and Ph.D.'s in developing new protocols and imaging techniques (digital imaging, PACS) for use in diagnostic radiology. Has advanced training in trauma radiography; serve as an instructor/preceptor for training technologists in trauma/ED radiology. Participate in department research initiatives and development of research procedures. Have participated in or initiated a QI, QC, QA project with documented outcomes. Understand and use PACS (if applicable) Conduct scheduling and coordination of work flow for the work area or shift. Assist with the education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, fellows). Assist with the R & D with radiology equipment manufacturers to develop new imaging software and new techniques, if applicable. Assist department physicians and PH.D.'s in developing new protocols and imaging techniques (digital imaging, PACS) for use in diagnostic Radiology. Has advanced training in trauma radiography; serve as an instructor/preceptor for training R.T.'s in trauma/ED radiography. Participate in department research initiatives and development of research protocols, if applicable. Serve as a Safety monitor on a routine basis, if applicable. Routinely function as an inventory auditor, if applicable. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Level I

BLS certification

Level II & III

Ability to function without direct supervision. Ability to assume a leadership role, if applicable Possess advanced knowledge in trauma radiography.

Level Characteristics N/A

Location Durham

Duke Entity DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Job Family Level F1

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 ofour 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 Radiology Technology

Experience

Level I must obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment. Level II Minimum of two years' experience as a diagnostic radiology technologist. Level III A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

BLS certification

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