Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Perform a variety of technical tasks involved inoperating radiographicequipment and making radiographs of designated a natomical areas ofinterest.
Perform a variety of tasks involved in operating x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated anatomical areas of interest. Adjust equipment for proper radiographic exposure techniques in accordance with radiation safety guidelines.Explain x-ray procedures to patients.Position patients for each a natomical view using positioning assistancedevices and protective equipm ent as necessary. Monitor accessory equipment and assist the physician wi th fluoroscopic procedures and special radiographic procedures.Accurately process images for optimal quality. Match with appropriate paperwork for interpretation.Charge radiographic procedures in; able to modify orders per protocol. Demonstrate acceptable film quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors, and collimation.Understands and uses theImage Archival System Provide education and training to DUHS affiliated radiology technology programs.Provide orientation to new technologists.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 opportunitiesat each hospital within the health system.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiology Technology
Level I must obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment. Level II Minimum of two years' experience as a diagnostic radiology technologist. Level III A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
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