Mammographer, 1 Weekend/Month

Partners Healthcare System Waltham , MA 02154

Posted 2 months ago

Receiving direction from the Unit Operations Manager and Unit Technical Manager, incumbent operates mammographic equipment and devices to perform breast imaging examinations of diagnostic quality for radiologist interpretation. Performs screening, diagnostic, specimen and interventional examinations conforming to image and data-integrity quality standards.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs accurate assessment of exam to be performed according to patient history, medical record and patient input; modifies any procedure codes as appropriate.

Performs exams in a timely manner and within the allowable scheduled exam time

Adjusts equipment to correct settings for all exams to include automated and manual technical factors; proper voltage, current and desired exposure time

Performs exams according to protocol and uses departmentally defined proactive protocols for call backs patients

Knowledge of use with all imaging equipment to include changing network destinations, checking for failed transmissions, re-transmitting images, deleting images, re-labeling incorrect images, rejecting images, and following protocols associated with repeat analysis.

Positions and instructs patients in regards to imaging exam

Reviews and assists patients when necessary with the electronic screening questionnaire

Utilizes lead shielding for patients of child bearing age

Performs QA process of current imaging at imaging device while comparing prior imaging on the PACS for minimizing technical call backs patients

Ensures exams have successfully arrived to PACS

Maintains accuracy of the patient medical record using the Radiology Information System (RIS) to accurately begin, complete, and edit procedure codes and scheduling recourses in a timely manner

Adheres to all departmental and hospital policies including but not limited to hand hygiene, Universal protocol and correct patient identification

Maintains updated documentation on all CEU requirements for MQSA and CPR.

Knowledge and ability to perform sterile technique

Performs all EPRO modules in compliance with hospital and departmental policies

Compliant with all Partners Password Securities Policies

Maintains patient confidentiality and privacy as set for by HIPPA

Reports any safety concerns to BI management

Knowledge and use of the PACS, Partners Support Center, the Check PACS Icon, and PACS QC report

Generates MGH Safety Reports for patient care and safety issues using the MGH Safety Reporting System

Performs in the role as resource and late technologist as assigned by schedule

Stocks and cleans rooms in preparation for start and end of business day

Performs additional duties as required

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and communications skills; must be able to read and write English

  • Demonstrates courteousness to all patients with the ability to deal with difficult situations

  • Ability to work with all staff members

  • Knowledge in prioritizing tasks associated with patient care and workflow

  • Basic computer skills to include sending and receiving emails

  • Must demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of adolescent, young adult, adult, senior adult and geriatric patients. Must possess the ability to assess patient specific data relative to age-specific needs and provide appropriate care.

  • Knowledge of anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of the principles of radiation physics and radiographic chemistry.

  • Knowledge of radiographic positioning and radiographic equipment.

  • Knowledge of universal precautions.

  • Effective interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to provide compassionate care to patients.

  • Ability to recognize emergency situations and respond appropriately.

  • Ability to lift over 5 lbs.

  • Must be able to read and write English.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS (if applicable):

  • Must be certified by the ARRT in Radiology

  • Must possess a valid license to practice as a radiologic technologist in Massachusetts

  • ARRT certification in Mammography required within one year of employment

EDUCATION:

  • Successful completion of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Mammography experience preferred but not required
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