Radiologic Technologist - Duke Primary Care - Waverly Place - Cary

Duke University

United States

September 3, 2022

Description

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Radiologic Technologist - Duke Primary Care - Waverly Place - Cary

Work Arrangement:

Requisition Number: 203490

Regular or Temporary: Regular

Location:

Cary, NC, US, 27518

Personnel Area: DUKE PRIMARY CARE

Date: Jul 13, 2022

Duke Primary Care is a broad network of community-based clinics that offer family medicine, internal medicine, pediatric, and urgent care services. With 400 providers in nearly 50 locations, Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle. Our network saw more than 750,000 patient encounters in fiscal year 2021.

Our Duke Primary Care clinics provide personalized care for adults and children, from sick visits to preventive care, health screenings to immunizations, and annual exams to chronic disease management. Select primary care clinics also provide behavioral health, diabetes education, pharmacy, and other population health services. Duke Primary Care clinics are accredited and designated a Primary Care Medical Home by The Joint Commission.

Our Duke Urgent Care centers offer evaluation and treatment for minor illnesses and injuries 12 hours a day, seven days a week when a patient’s primary care provider is not available. Services also include certain physical exams and vaccinations. A pediatric specialist is available at select locations. Patients can walk in to one of our nine urgent care centers located throughout the greater Triangle or can schedule a virtual visit to receive care from the comfort of home.

General Description of the Job Class

Perform a variety of technical tasks involved in operating radiographic equipment and making radiographs of designated anatomical areas of interest.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

  • 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 anatomical view using positioning assistance devices and protective equipment as necessary.
  • Monitor accessory equipment and assist the physician with 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 the Image 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 opportunities at each hospital within the health system.

    Required Qualifications at this Level

    Education

    Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiology Technology

    Experience

    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, Licensure, and/or Certification

    BLS 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.

    Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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