Mammography Technologist

Steward Health Care Taunton , MA 02783

Posted 5 months ago

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Certification is required.

Experience is required.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs mammography procedures as prescribed by physicians. Operates mammography and image processing equipment to obtain high quality diagnostic images. Prepares procedure room, equipment, supplies and medications as needed. Practices Morton Hospital Customer Service standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates competency in the operation of Mammography equipment.

  • Properly cleans and organizes room upon completion of procedure.

  • Reviews patient's records and documents patient history.

  • Consistently obtains diagnostic quality images with correct labeling as described in the American College of Radiology Procedure Manual

  • Explains the procedure to the patient and gives the patient the opportunity to ask questions Consistently enters exams with accuracy with account #'s and medical doctor.

  • Always checks and completes the status in the Radiology Meditech system as the patient is completed.

  • Consistently wears film badge; returns film badge on a bi-monthly basis for evaluation.

  • Demonstrates awareness and competence regarding patient safety.

  • Follows universal precautions for the correct disposal of sharps, wears gloves and disinfects equipment between patients.

  • Notifies supervisor of supply shortage, equipment malfunction and problematic situations within the department.

  • Maintains American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Massachusetts

  • State License in accordance with departmental policy and regulatory agencies.

  • Completes annual education in Steward University.

  • Employee will comply with the principles of Infection Control and Aseptic Technique.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EDUCATION:

  • Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: inservices, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).

  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and inservices and/or reviews documentation as required.

  • Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.

  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.

  • Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.

  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Documented training and experience in radiography

  • Documented training and experience in mammography

  • Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Radiography license

  • Current Massachusetts DPH Radiologic Technologist Mammography license

  • Current ARRT registered certification in Radiography with RT(R) designation

  • Current ARRT registered certification in Mammography with RT(M) designation preferred

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