Mammography Technologist

New London, CT
Dec 4, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Performs A Variety Of Radiologic Procedures At A Technical Level; Assumes Responsibility For Designated Areas Or Procedures As Required. Produces Quality Films And Performs A Variety Of Duties Pertaining To Mammography. Maintains Mammography Quality Control And Oversees Mammography Quality.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Obtains And Assesses Patient'S Pertinent Clinical Information
  • 2. Positions Patients To Obtain Quality Images, (Low Technical Call Back Rate)
  • 3. Sets Proper Technique To Ensure Quality Images.
  • 4. Consistently Produces Diagnostic Quality Radiographs By Using Proper Technical Factors And Patient Positioning.
  • 5. Develops Films To Meet Mqsa/Acr Quality Control Standards(I.E Correct Marker Placement, Pt Identification)
  • 6. Facilitates Efficient Patient Flow.
  • 7. Completes, In Accurate And Timely Manner All Patient Documentation(I.E. Exam Charging, Patient Insurance, Privacy Documentation
  • 8. Assists Radiologists With Needle Localization Procedures
  • 9. Maintains And Is Responsible For All Aspects Of Quality Assurance/Quality Control (Mqsa)
  • 10. Coordinates With The Operating Room On Breast Specimens
  • 11. Performs And Assists In Stereotactic Exams (If Applicable)
  • 12. Safely Operates All Mammography Equipment
  • 13. Follows All Procedures On Safe Patient Interactions And Body Mechanics
  • 14. Adheres To All Safety Procedures For Blood Born Pathogens
  • 15. Works With Staff In Ambulatory Care Center Off Sites To Maintain Proper Working Relationships
  • 16. Is Responsible For Keeping Current On New Methods And Procedures
  • 17. Utilized Critical Thinking Skills To Solve Daily Problems
  • 18. Must Be Mentally Flexible When Dealing With Coworkers,Radiologists And Change
  • 19. Maintains A Minimum Of 15 Ceus Every Three Years, 200 Exams Every Two Years And Necessary Vaccines/Immunizations And Mandatory In-Services
  • 20. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 21. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Must Be A High School Graduate Or Have A Ged. A Graduate Of An Accredited Radiography Program With At Least Six Months Hands On Experience In Mammography Required.


EXPERIENCE


Has Satisfactory Completed A Formal Radiological Technology Training In An Ama Approved School And Meets Requirements For Registry By The Arrt. Previous Experience In Mammography And Bone Density Preferred.


LICENSURE


Must Have A Current State Of Connecticut License In Radiologic Technology. Must Maintain Cme Standards.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Mammography Certification Required Within 18 Months Of Hire.


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Job Info

Job: 24466

Department: Breast Care Center
Category: TECHNOLOGIST/TECH
Sub Category: DIAG IMAG TECHNOLOGIST
Status: Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAY/EVENING
Hours: .04

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