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Mammography Tech

Posted: Apr 30, 2021 Radiology Partners
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Contact Name: Sandra Chavez
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Facility: Radiology Partners
Location: Farmington , Connecticut
USA
Degree: Phd
Compensation:
Perm/Temp: Perm
Workload: Full Time
Supervisory Exp.: No
Certifications:
Position Type:
  • Imaging Center
Skills:
  • Mammography
Date Posted: 04/30/2021
Contact Information
Job Number:
Contact Name: Sandra Chavez
Company: Radiology Partners
Agency: No
Phone:
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PRACTICE OVERVIEW
Radiology Partners is the largest and fastest growing on-site radiology practice in the US. We are an innovative practice focused on transforming how radiologists provide consistently exceptional services to hospitals, imaging centers, referring physicians and patients. With our state-of-the art clinical technology, specialized expertise, access to capital, and retention of top physician talent, Radiology Partners reliably exceeds the expectations of our clients, patients, and partners. We serve our clients with an operational focus, and, above all, a commitment to quality patient care. Our mission is To Transform Radiology.

POSITION SUMMARY
Radiology Partners is seeking a Mammography Technologist who will perform mammographic procedures to produce imaging using mammography technology to assist physicians with formulating a medical diagnosis, while complying with safety and regulatory requirements. This person will specifically conduct mammography exams and document clinically appropriate results for interpretive physician and records.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provides mammography services in a timely and cost effective manner
• Ensures operational excellence and quality of care in the Facility
• Demonstrates use of proper positioning to produce quality imaging
• Maintains quality of imaging services in an efficient and effective manner
• Demonstrates knowledge of all equipment to provide a safe environment for patients and staff
• Utilizes information and skills necessary to perform assigned maintenance responsibilities
• Demonstrates startup procedures, calibration of equipment, and troubleshooting
• Demonstrates knowledge of using hardcopy devices, film-processing equipment, written and/or other recorded formats, and archiving
• Demonstrates knowledge of mammography safety to provide a safe environment for patients and staff
• Utilizes knowledge of mammography safety
• Performs proper mammography safety to include providing protection and inquiring if females of childbearing age are pregnant
• Semiannual inspection of mammography equipment
• Conducts exams in a safe and efficient manner
• Demonstrates continued competence in caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing developmental perspective
• Demonstrates an understanding of each age groups cognitive, physical, motor/sensory adaptation, and radiology specific intervention
• Appropriately modifies approach to patients based upon patient age utilizing a developmental perspective
• Provides appropriate interventions related to safety issues
• Asses for FDA approval for age groups and specific dosing of contrast media
• Considers cognitive states in patient education
• Demonstrates knowledge and documented competence of mammography exams
• Documents services provided in a thorough and effective manner
• Collects appropriate clinical history and correlates findings with procedure being performed
• Maintains daily patient logbook
• Initials and checks orders
• Maintains all documentation in accordance with diagnostic division policy and procedure manual
• Utilizes time effectively
• Adheres to established facility/departmental safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
• Demonstrates competent usage of proper body mechanics in all activities
• Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies administrator/designee
• Completes all employee/patient incident documentation in a thorough and timely manner, as required by facility policy
• Demonstrates complete understanding of established emergency procedures for department and facility
• Practices infection control and standard precautions as instructed or trained
• Performs all other duties as assigned by administrator/designee
• Promotes effective working relationships to meet the mission/goals and objectives of Premier Radiology and the clinic
• Seeks consultation/collaboration for complex issues or when unsure

DESIRED PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• Successful completion of a radiology program at an accredited school preferred
• Current registration with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)
• State licensure where required
• BCLS required
• One to three years of mammography experience preferred
• Utilize Mammography equipment to produce images
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to exercise judgement and make decisions
• Excellent communication skills to communicate with patients, physicians, clients, coworkers, and management staff
• Ability to perform in a high productivity, fast-paced environment
• Ability to document accurately and concisely
• Excellent phone and computer skills
• Ability to maintain sensitive information in confidence
• HIPAA and OSHA knowledge

Radiology Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in creating and celebrating a culture of belonging and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all teammates.