CT Technologist - Duke Regional Hospital - Durham - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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 in North
Carolina and 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
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
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 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
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
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 Education Graduate of an ARRT
approved health sciences program in radiography, radiation therapy,
or nuclear medicine program.
Experience Level I must obtain ARRT certification within one year
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.
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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