To operate mammographic equipment to take x-ray exposures of patients as requested by referring physicians. explain mammographic procedure to patients, assure safety of patients, review films to confirm high quality images, and prepare files and reports.
Greets patient and explains mammographic procedure to patient.
Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing mammographic procedure and confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form if needed.
Takes x-ray exposures of patient following protocol for intensity of radiation and time of exposure.
Processes film and inspects images to confirm that images meet requirements of radiologist.
Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.
Prepares patient files showing such information as patient's name, date of x-ray, referring physician, and number of exposures.
Prepares and submits reports as by state and federal regulations.
Performs other related duties as directed.
On call employees are required to be available no less than 32 hours per month; which includes, no less than 16 hours per month for weekend/evening shift and 4 major holidays as needed.
Minimum one (1) year of experience as a Mammography Technologist OR registry eligible ARRT advanced certification in mammography (must be obtained within six (6) months of hire) WITH two (2) years of recent experience as a Radiological technologist with ARRT required.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) education required.Specialized training in mammographic technology required.
License, Certification, Registration
Licensed in appropriate jurisdiction required.BLS certification (AHA) required.Certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology required.
In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, hear, speak, and see.Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
Certification as a mammographic technologist with the ARRT preferred.
Primary Location: Maryland,Baltimore,Woodlawn Medical Center 7141 Security Blvd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:00AM Working Hours End: 5:30PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Radiology Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
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