Mammography Technologist

Catholic Health Initiative Lexington , KY 40598

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents.

Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Performs a variety of routine mammography related procedures by operating X-ray equipment to make digital imaging of designated areas. Assist the Radiologists with guidance on needle procedures.

Obtains patient history, explains routine procedures and addresses patient concerns. Responsible for maintaining patient record and files. Responsible for cleaning and any QC items during shift.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

1.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

2.Performs procedures to ensure quality patient care in accordance with Radiologist's expectations and protocols.

3.Displays knowledge and complies with the National Patient Safety goals.

4.Supports and reports any identified compliance matters.

5.Participates in hospital and department quality assurance programs to ensure safety and satisfaction.

6.Maintains professional development and education for technical competency.

7.Uses standard precautions, PPE, at all times.

8.Maintains regulatory compliance and licensure for current position.

9.Attends all CHI Saint Joseph Health required educational programs as well as all Learn modules.



  1. Contributes to the efficient operation and monitoring of the department and utilizes our resources efficiently.

  2. Demonstrates complete working knowledge of equipment within assigned area.

  3. Knowledge and performance of the Code of Conduct Standards.

  4. Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required Education (for CHI Leadership Job Levels from Supervisor through President) Does Not Apply

Required Education for Staff Job Levels Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology

Required Licensure and Certifications Possess and maintain certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (AART) Possess and maintain certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Mammography (M) within 1 year of employment State of Kentucky License is required BLS certification

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Click here to enter text.

PREFERRED Qualifications Preferred experience in Mammography preferred but not essential for all positions

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