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CT Technologist - Duke Health Heritage - PRN

Requisition Number::  35965
Date:  Feb 19, 2021
Location: 

Raleigh, NC, US, 27609

Personnel Area:  DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL

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. #DukeRaleighJobs

 

Occ Summary

Perform a variety of specialized tasks involved i n the performance of CTscans.


Work Performed

Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation of CTscanners, p ower injectors, and related equipment in accordance withprescribed radia tion safety procedures. Position patients for CT scansusing patient posi tioning devices and protective equipment as necessary.Perform exams accu rately per established protocols, policy, and patientsafety standards.As sist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and injectingco ntrast, if applicable.Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedur es.Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed images ins equence of exposure and appropriately label. Film/transmit to ImageArchi val System.Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functi ons.Charge procedures and supplies in EHR.Dispense and or order oral con trast to patients for CT scans.Maintain accurate patient records.Provide orientation and training to new CT technologists.Provide care for the p sychological and physical needs of patients andtheir families for CT sca ns.Provide education and training to student technologists.Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.Coordinate scheduling and patient flowDemonstrate proficiency in IV placement for contrast admini stration.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 radiologi sts and PhD's in developing new protocols and CT imagingtechniques that are unique to facility.Perform CT specific technical assistance with pro jects assigned bysupervisor including but not limited to: Team lead, R & D, protocoldevelopment, charge reconciliation and demonstration of equi pment.**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.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


Education

Completion of an AMA approved School ofRadiologic 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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