Radiologic Technologist - Urgent Care - Duke South - Durham
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 199335
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 patientâ€™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
Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiology Technology
Must obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment.
Minimum of two years' experience as a diagnostic radiology technologist.
A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
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