Tri-City Medical Center

MAMMOGRAPHY TECH

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-5923
FTE Status
PD .2
Shift
Day
Cost Center/Dept
7632 - Women's Center
Work Schedule
Days

Overview

 

Position Summary:

A professional caregiver who works independently under the guidance of the Women’s Diagnostic Center Supervisor. The Mammographer is responsible for the performance of screening, diagnostic and invasive breast examinations in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in adult and geriatric patients.  Uses independent judgment in determining the need for radiologist intervention and takes additional views if needed.  Follows all regulatory guidelines and MQSA guidelines.  Assures accurate billing and file documentation and records information related to exams is entered into department computer system.  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The Mammographer provides services in a manner consistent with TCMC’s mission and values.

 

Major Position Responsibilities (Mammography Tech I & II):

  • Perform screening, diagnostic, and invasive breast exams in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Exercises independent judgment in determining need for taking additional views or soliciting radiologist intervention.
  • Assures accurate billing and file documentation.
  • Records exam related information into computer database systems.
  • Supports other clinical areas when not engaged in imaging activities.

Additional Position Responsibilities (Mammography Tech II only):

  • Stereotactic Biopsy needle tests and BX set ups.
  • Pre-surgical breast needle localizations.

Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

  •  Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

Qualifications: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE

  • Must provide documentation of performance of 25 supervised mammograms from an accredited mammography facility, required.
  • Must provide documentation of 8 continuing education unit in digital mammography, required
  • Experience in digital interventional procedures, required (Mammography Tech II only)
  • Good Customer Service skills, required.

Education:

  • Graduate of an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program, required.

Licenses:

  • CRTM (California Registered Technologist Mammography) license, required
  • ARRT (American Radiologic Registry Technologist) license, required.

Certifications:

  • ARRTM (American Registry of Radiologic Technology Mammography), preferred.
  • BLS, required.

 

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

 

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