Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
General Description of the Job Class
Supervise clinical operations of specific areas of the Imaging Department including, but not limited to equipment, personnel, scheduling, financial and customer service functions.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Supervise and participate in complex technical activities associated with the operation of modality-specific equipment in specific areas of the Imaging Department in accordance with prescribed safety procedures.
Plan and schedule work for the assigned unit ensuring proper distribution of assignments and adequate staffing, space, and facilities for subsequent performance of duties.
Schedule patients for imaging examinations; set up and explain imaging procedures; position patients for each anatomical view specified using positioning assistance devices and protective equipment as required; report any changes in patient's condition to attending physician.
Perform limited evaluation of imaging examinations to determine the need for additional projections.
Assist in the formulation and revision of technique charts and/or protocols to maintain established standards of image quality and/or maintenance of ALARA.
Review and compile as needed statistical reports and analyses reflecting operational activities.
Provide technical assistance, instruction and consultation to students and employees. Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers, and vacation schedules.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires successful completion of an approved Radiologic Technology program and American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) registry or Association of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB).
Four years of experience in an accredited imaging modality (Radiologic Tech, MR, CT, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Sonography, Interventional Radiology) is required. Two years of team leader or applicable supervisory experience is also required in addition to the 4 years of tech experience.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Certification as prescribed by ARRT, ARDMS, and/or NMTCB.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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