CT Technologist - Duke Regional Hospital - Durham - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown
feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of
internationally recognized Duke University Health System. -Duke
Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance
counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our
community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our
care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide
exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a
place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting
their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and
professional development for employees who have served for decades
in our hospital units. -Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and
offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic
services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's
services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at
our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical
Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services
Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal
year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients,
performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the
world. -U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as
#9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22.
The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare
Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and
Magnet-designated hospital. -General Description of the Job
ClassPerform a variety of specialized tasks involved in the
performance of CT scans. -Duties and Responsibilities of this
- 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
- Charge procedures and supplies in EHR.
- Dispense and or order oral contrast to patients for CT
- 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
- Coordinate scheduling and patient flow
- Demonstrate proficiency in IV placement for contrast
- Demonstrate proficiency and accuracy in performance of all exam
- 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 -EducationCompletion of an
AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus completion of an
accredited CT programOR Graduate of a bachelor's degree program in
Radiology, with two semesters of clinical rotation in CTOR
Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology with
two years of DUHS Radiology experience - -ExperienceLevel IMust
obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment. -Level
IIMinimum of two years' experience as a CT technologist. -Level
IIIA minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in
which they are seeking promotion - -Degrees, Licensure, and/or
CertificationARRT certification in RadiographyCT 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. -
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