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Mammography Technologist

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Richland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Mammography Technologist to join our growing Mammography team located in Richland, Washington! Shift Details: On Call, 0.0, Variable Shift Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program
  • Associate Degree in Medical Imaging from an accredited educational institution
  • Current WA State Radiologic Technologist Licensure
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and licensed in Radiology (R)
  • Licensed through the ARRT in Mammography (M) within one year from date of hire into the position
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Preferred Qualifications:
    • 1 year Mammography experience as an ARRT registered technologist
    • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: As a Mammography Technologist you will provide Radiologic care to patients for the purpose of diagnosis of bone density (DEXA) and breast disorders (Mammography); Assists physician as required; and performs related work as assigned.
      • Embrace Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.
      • Operate dedicated Mammographic and radiographic equipment to produce quality images.
      • Perform Mammographic procedures according to physician requests.
      • Assist Radiologist with needle localization procedures, stereotactic procedures.
      • Consult with Radiologist as needed regarding appropriateness of examination.
      • Assist physicians in locating patient images.
      • File images in assigned jackets and in numerical order.
      • Answer telephone and follows through as necessary.
      • Release files as needed following proper protocol and maintains the record of such film loans within the RIS.
      • Assist with patient scheduling as required.
      • Greet patient pleasantly, confirms identification and explains examination procedure to the patient.
      • Monitor patient condition and reports changes to appropriate personnel.
      • Perform examination while preserving patient's modesty and dignity; demonstrates sensitivity to the patient.
      • Position patients following department guidelines.
      • Adhere to all radiation safety precautions and aseptic techniques following department policies and procedures.
      • Process and assesses images for interpretation.
      • Complete all quality control activities as outlined in the Master Plan; i.e., daily, weekly, quarterly and annually; and completes all appropriate documentation.
      • Perform clerical duties as required.
      • Maintain work area in neat and orderly condition.
      • Perform DEXA bone density exams as assigned.
      • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Mammography.
      • Transport sealed, pre-packaged procedure trays that contain sharps and non-narcotic medications for the purpose of stocking rooms in the department (example - Lumbar puncture tray).

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Richland , Mammography Technologist, Healthcare , Richland, Washington

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