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Mammography Technologist NN Rad OP

67446 - Medical Blvd Radiology

Full-Time

Evening

12:30-9:00 PM

Occasional Weekend Shifts

Contact: Nurcan Malo
Tel: 239-624-4513
Email: Nurcan.Malo@nchmd.org
Address:
350 7th Street N
Naples,
FL
34102

1 year formal education or training beyond HS required

The Mammography Technologist is responsible for the production of quality radiographic images through knowledge of radiologic sciences and patient care. Performs ancillary duties as assigned.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.

  • Full understanding of HIS, RIS, PACS to include ordering, monitoring workings, validation of images and completing studies.

  • Ability to organize relative patient information, reports, and films (including priors) for interpretation.

  • Interviews patients for history, obtains patient signature when applicable, explains exams and assists patients.

  • Produces images which demonstrate a thorough knowledge of radiographic technique (collimation, ID markers and patient demographics), anatomical positioning, equipment performance and department positioning.

  • Performs all mammography and radiography studies within specified time frame and of good quality.

  • Perform diagnostic procedures with minimal exposure to self and patients.

  • Performs examinations efficiently with repeat rate consistent with department standards.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of film critique sufficient to repeat films when indicated without direction.

  • Evaluates radiographs for technical quality.

  • Technologist demonstrates proper radiation safety and general practices for patient, self, and others.

  • Demonstrates competency using the Electronic Medical Record.

  • Demonstrates competency using the PACS.

  • Identifies all patients using two patient identifiers (name and birth date).

  • Demonstrates caring, excellence, leadership, pride, teamwork, integrity and center wide standards for service.

  • Provides all aspects of patient care based on established standards. Demonstrates competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of patients served; the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; knowledge of growth and development and an understanding of the range of treatment of the patients.

  • Knows the general condition of the equipment at all times, knows how to operate all equipment required in the course of performing procedures.  Documents failures in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for ensuring that proper maintenance of the x-ray machine is scheduled and performed as required.

  • Recognizes normal and abnormal image findings and reports to supervisor or radiologist.

  • Required to have good hand-eye coordination during radiology procedures.

  • Maintains proper stock of medical and clerical supplies.

  • Assists with rotating supplies and linen.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Satisfactory completion of a formal Radiologic Technology Program in an approved school

  • Minimum of one years of experience Radiologic Technologist

  • ARRT Registered in Radiography ( R ) and Mammography ( M ) within one year of employment

  • Licensed as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) in the State of Florida

  • Basic Life Support (BLS Provider) certification required with American Heart Association.