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Mammography Technologist PRN in Denver, CO at Solis

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

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Job Description

The Mammography Technologist, under direct supervision, performs specialized examinations of the breast to help in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in women patients for our client facilities. Mammography Technologist may perform screening exams or diagnostic exams.

RESULTS MEASURED BY THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understands, promotes and demonstrates the Solis Way
  • Ability to effectively communicate to patients the procedures and educate women about the role of regular mammography in preventative breast health;
  • Ability to effectively communicate on an individual and small group basis to doctors, patients, and other employees;
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and sometimes complicated, written or oral instructions;
  • Must maintain patient-first focus at all times and exhibit outstanding customer service skills;
    Consistently practice excellent mammography positioning and exposure technique; Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
  • The Mammography Technologist is expected to practice safe procedures and adheres to radiation safety measures under the supervision of the Radiology supervisor or the Radiologist. Specific duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Complete patient education regarding the exam
  • Promote privacy for the patient
  • Promote comfort for the patient
  • Perform diagnostic or screening mammogram as ordered
  • Prepares for and assists the Radiologist in the completion of intricate mammography examinations, including breast biopsies.
  • Produce high-quality films for the radiologist to evaluate
  • Complete appropriate documentation
  • Perform quality control functions related to mammography
  • Assist in the compilation and maintenance of statistical data
  • Follow infection control and safety guidelines

 

Job Requirements

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

•Completion of a formal Radiologic technology training program;
•Hold current certification by ARRT in Mammography or MQSA qualified to take
•ARRT advanced level exam in mammography with documentation of clinical experience;
•High School Diploma; Associates degree preferred;
•Must possess non-restricted licensure in state work location;
•Knowledge of database software, Sectra RIS/PACS software is preferred;
•Needs to be able to stand for long periods of time;
•Two years of experience in mammography is preferred;
•Experience with diagnostic procedures such as ultrasound core and stereotactic biopsies is preferred;
•Ability to read, write, and comprehend medical terminology;
•Ability to stand for long periods of time;
•Prior quality control experience preferred