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Cardiac MRI Technologist

Company: Dukehealth.org
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together. About Duke University Hospital Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more. Cardiac MRI Technologist Job Title: - Cardiac MRI Technologist
Job Code: -4101
FLSA: -N
Job Level: -F2
Supervisory Responsibility: -No
Commitment Bonus: -$10,000
Relocation Assistance available -for eligible hires (must be relocating greater than 50 miles to the area) Shift: Day shift, four 10-hr shifts Monday - Friday No Weekend, No Holidays, No Call
- General Description of the Job Class Perform 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 Cardiologist with Cardiac 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. Prepare preliminary reports 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 Education Graduate of an ARRT or ARMRIT approved health sciences program in magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine, radiography, radiation therapy, or sonography. Experience Level I must obtain ARRT certification within 12 months of employment. Level II Minimum of two years' experience as an MRI 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 of the following required: Radiography (R), Radiation Therapy (T), Nuclear Medicine Technology (N), CNMT, ARDMS, or registry eligible for Magnetic Resonance (MR). ARRT or ARMRIT registered in Magnetic Resonance (MR) required within 12 months of employment. BLS certification Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Duke University 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 essential job 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. 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: Dukehealth.org, Durham , Cardiac MRI Technologist, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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