CT Technologist - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time - 3rd Shift
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 232470
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 five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.
This position is eligible for a Sign-on bonus!!!!
General Description of the Job Class
Perform a variety of specialized tasks involved in the performance of CT scans.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CT 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 necessary.
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 in 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 accuracy in performance of all exam protocols.
Assist with the education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, fellows, and attending's). If applicable.
Assist radiologists and PhD's 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.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Graduate of an ARRT approved health sciences program in radiography, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine program.
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, Licensure, and/or Certification
Certification in one the following required: Radiography (R), Radiation Therapy (T), Nuclear Medicine Technology (N), CNMT.
ARRT registered in Computed Tomography (CT) required within 12 months of employment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
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.
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