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MR Technologist - Duke Raleigh Hospital - PRN

Company: Duke Health
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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. General Description of the Job ClassPerform a variety of complex, specialized, and technical tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets. -Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

  • Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance.
  • Assist radiologist with procedure protocoling and performance. Start I.V.s, administer contrast media as directed and per protocol.
  • Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of acquisition and label appropriately.
  • Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functions.
  • Charge MR procedures and supplies in EHR
  • Load and operate power injectors for contrast media administration.
  • Maintain accurate patient records.
  • Provide orientation for new technologists
  • Provide education and training for student technologists.
  • Provide for the psychological and physical needs of patients for MR procedures.
  • Understand and use the Image Archival System
  • Perform complex tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets and related equipment to produce special radiographic images of specific body parts.
  • Position patients for MR scans using immobilization and protective equipment as required.
  • Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance.
  • Assist radiologist with procedure performance. Administer contrast media or as directed and per protocol. Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and label appropriately.
  • Coordinate scheduling and patient flow involving multiple MR sites.
  • Assist with education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, and fellows, attending's) if Applicable.
  • Assist radiologists and physicists in developing new protocols and MR imaging techniques that are unique to DUHS
  • Help facilitate research for the Duke Health System by scanning and using protocols given. Demonstrate proficiency in the 100+ MR protocols in the Health System. Teach the correct application of these protocols to new technologists, physicians, and researchers.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work herein - -**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 -EducationCompletion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an accredited MR programOR Graduate of a bachelor's degree program in Radiology, with two semesters of clinical rotation in MROR Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology with two years of DUHS Radiology experience -Experience -Level IMust obtain ARRT certification within 12 months of employment. -Level IIMinimum of two years' experience as an MRI technologist. -Level IIIA minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion -Degrees, Licensure, and/or CertificationARRT certification in Radiography MR certification within 12 months of employmentBLS 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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Raleigh , MR Technologist - Duke Raleigh Hospital - PRN, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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