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MAMMOGRAPHY TECH I - LH MAMMOGRAPHY

Department:  Allied Health
Status:  Per Diem
Shift:  1st

To provide quality as well as convenient screening exams for breast cancer and osteopenia/osteoporosis in a more relaxed atmosphere.

 

Essential Functions:

• Operates specialized equipment and performs screening mammography and bone density studies

• Positions patients for the optimum images in connection with radiation safety for interoperation by radiologist

• Evaluates images for technical quality

• Completes studies in Athena EHR and ‘MagView’ to facilitate accurate billing and reporting for study and verifies accuracy of clinical history provided by patient necessary for radiologist to interpret bone density exam

• Clean equipment after every patient in compliance with standard protocols

• Assist in everyday operations of department to ensure smooth operations and minimal wait time for patients

• Uses education to allay patient fears and provides answers to questions in easy to understand language when needed

• DXA, archives exams to PACS system and transfers exams to Radiologist for interpretation

• Anticipate duties to support team efforts and smooth operation of department

• Assist Director and coworkers with any new projects as needed

• Quality control test on DXA equipment daily and Mammography equipment weekly

• Perform quality mammographic images based on policies and proceduresset forth by accreditation standards

• Perform quality DXA scans based on Clinical Densitometrist Regulation 3.

• Interacts closely with Patients, MA Staff, co-workers and Physicians, equipment support personnel, and Vendors

• Clinical Care: Ensure that quality patient care is delivered to all patients on a 24-hour basis, and the Unit is maintained in accordance with professional and regulatory standards and the philosophy and goals of Hoag.

• Position may require local travel between various locations.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Education, Training and Experience

Required:

Associates of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology includes continuing education units on a yearly basis as required by licensing. Minimum of 1 year continuous mammography experience or equivalent.

 

Skills or Other Qualifications

Required:

Read/Interpret documents, Speak clearly/concisely, Listen Effectively, Proactive, Flexibility/Adaptive to change, Ability to Multi-task, Work under Stressful Conditions, Business Acumen/Demeanor, Customer Service, Teamwork/Team Player, Organization Skills, Training & Development, Administers Company Policy

 

License and Certifications

Required:

CRT with Mammography License and ARRT with Mammography License

 

Preferred:

DXA experience


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