RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST
Duke University and Duke University Health System - Durham, NC

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Occupational Summary Perform a variety of technical tasks involved in operating radiographic equipment and making radiographs of designated portions of the body.
Work Performed (Duke Hospital only) Level I
Perform a variety of tasks involved in operating x-ray equipment to make radiographs of designated body portions. 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 immobilization 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 QuadRIS; able to modify orders.
Demonstrate acceptable film quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors, and collimation.
Understands and uses PACS systems, if applicable.
Level II Provide education and training to DUHS affiliated radiology technology programs.
Provide orientation to new technologists.
Adjust equipment for proper radiographic exposure technique in accordance with radiation safety guidelines.
Level III Perform the described duties in the primary work area and demonstrate competency in at least one of the following: I.V. & contrast administration (DRH/RCH only), preceptorship, orthopedic radiology, pediatric radiology, off- site radiology facility management, operating room radiology, trauma radiology, GI radiology, out-patient diagnostic radiology, and inpatient diagnostic radiology. This may not be applicable to all Radiology sites.
In addition to meeting competency requirements for work in more than one primary work area must serve as a super user for various radiology initiatives (RIS, compliance training, restraint training) or serve as a department BLS instructor.
Serve as a clinic instructor for radiology technology programs affiliates with the institution orserve in a team leader capacity on a routine basis.
Conduct scheduling and coordination of patient flow for work area or shift.
Assist with the education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, fellows).
Assist in R&D with radiology equipment manufacturers to develop new imaging software and new technologies.
Assist department physician and Ph.D.'s in developing new protocols and imaging techniques (digital imaging, PACS) for use in diagnostic radiology.
Has advanced training in trauma radiography; serve as an instructor/preceptor for training technologists in trauma/ED radiology.
Participate in department research initiatives and development of research procedures.
Have participated in or initiated a QI, QC, QA project with documented outcomes.
Understand and use PACS (if applicable)
Conduct scheduling and coordination of work flow for the work area or shift.
Assist with the education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, fellows).
Assist with the R & D with radiology equipment manufacturers to develop new imaging software and new techniques, if applicable.
Assist department physicians and PH.D.'s in developing new protocols and imaging techniques digital imaging, PACS) for use in diagnostic Radiology.
Has advanced training in trauma radiography; serve as an instructor/preceptor for training R.T.'s in trauma/ED radiography.
Participate in department research initiatives and development of research protocols, if applicable.
Serve as a Safety monitor on a routine basis, if applicable.
Routinely function as an inventory auditor, if applicable.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level I BLS certification Level II & III Ability to function without direct supervision. Ability to assume a leadership role, if applicable Possess advanced knowledge in trauma radiography.

Minimum Qualifications
Education

Completion of a 24-month 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

Minimum of four
years experience as a diagnostic radiology technologist.

Minimum
of six years of diagnostic radiology experience. Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Level I
ARRT certification or registry eligible. IV/contrast
credentialed, if applicable.

Level II & III
AART certification,
I.V. credentialed, if applicable, Contrast administration credentialed,
if applicable, BLS instructor, if applicable.
Contrast
credentialed, if applicable

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