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CT Technologist - 1st Shift - Weekend Option

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 7, 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.





**** This Position is Eligible for Relocation and $10,000 Commitment Bonus ****



Hours: Saturday/Sunday/Monday 7am-7:30pm



**Weekend Option eligible**

This position is considered to be Weekend Option and will receive the generous WEO premium incentive pay for the weekend hours worked





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 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 functions.

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 administration.

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 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

Education

Graduate or completion of program that meets eligibility requirements for registry/certification or currently holds required registry or certification.



Experience

Level I must obtain ARRT certification within 18 months 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, 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 18 months of employment.

BLS certification



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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