RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST

Private Diagnostic Clinic, PLLC | Duke Health
 Raleigh, NC

Radiologic Technologist (PRN)

The Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) of Duke Health is the world-class, multi-specialty physician practice comprised of 140 clinics located throughout North Carolina. The PDC recruits the top physicians and employees and retains them by offering competitive salaries and benefits and a supportive work environment where passion and purpose connect.

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We are seeking a Radiologic Technologist (PRN) for Southeastern Orthopedic Shoulder Center located in Raleigh, NC to be responsible for operating X-ray and fluoroscopic equipment that assists radiologists and/or physicians with diagnosing and/or treating disease and/or injury.

WE INVITE YOU TO APPLY IF:

  • You are compassionate, have top notch interpersonal skills and deliver exceptional care when assisting patients.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy collaboration and are excited to be an integral member of a healthcare team.
  • You are detail oriented, conscientious and take pride in ensuring accuracy in your work.

JOB DUTIES

  • Prepares patients for radiologic procedures. Protects patient, self, and other staff from radiation hazards. Takes X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients and includes implementing infection control procedures for the work area. Selects proper ionizing factors for radiological diagnosis. Adjusts/sets radiographic controls. Positions patients and takes X-rays of specific parts of the patient’s body as requested by physicians. Processes film. Checks X-rays for clarity of image, retaking when needed. Distributes X-rays to appropriate medical staff.
  • Maintains required records including patient records, daily log books, and monthly reports. Performs quantity and quality control checks to assure X-ray unit meets standards required by laws, rules, and departmental policies. Complies with safety standards.
  • Cleans, maintains, and makes minor adjustments to radiographic equipment, including determining equipment repairs.
  • Maintains radiographic supplies, film, and orders as necessary.
  • Patient Care Responsibilities- rooming patients, collecting histories, charting, answering phone calls, completing forms

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree in radiological technology from accredited X-ray technician program.
  • 1 year of experience in an orthopaedic environment preferred
  • Requires certification and NC License

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of X-ray procedures and protocols.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology necessary to perform X-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement.
  • Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology.
  • Skill in positioning patients properly.
  • Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
  • Skill in following infection control and radiological safety procedures.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Certain jobs in the Private Diagnostic Clinic may include essential job 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.

The Private Diagnostic Clinic 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.

The PDC 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

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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