Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
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
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, Licensure, and/or 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.
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Essential Physical Job Functions
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Job Code: 4128 RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST Job Level: F1
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