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Mammography Technician


Reference Number: RKCAMT5

Mammography Technician
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Salinas, CA
duration  3.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Government - Local
duration  $83.8/hour - $88.8/hour
Job Description


Mammography Tech

Duties

Works under the supervision of the Mammo Supervisor and Manager. Performs mammograms and bone density. Assists Radiologist with needle localization, stereotactic biopsy and galactogram in accordance with Radiation Practice Standards, ACR, MQSA, The Joint Commission and departmental policies. Able to perform and/or assist with Quality Assurance activities related to mammography. Performs any combination of the primary duties depending on area of assignment.

1. Performs mammograms and bone density on a daily basis under facility approved policies and procedures and in accordance with Radiation Practice Standards, ACR, and MQSA.
2. Assists Radiologist with needle localization, stereotactic biopsy and galactogram in accordance with Radiation Practice Standards, ACR, MQSA and departmental policies, and when training and approved demonstration of correct competencies are complete.
3. Obtains or reviews patient’s medical history and physician orders prior to performing studies, and notifies appropriate staff of inconsistencies. Explains procedures to patient and completes comprehensive documentation.
4. Consistently selects appropriate technical factors from technique charts and operates equipment in accordance with prescribed Radiation Safety Practices.
5. Prepares completed mammograms and/or other studies for interpretation in a timely manner (takes exam to close status) including appropriately identified images and all associated forms.
6. Able to perform and/or assist with Quality Assurance activities related to mammography and bone density to include, but not limited to Hologic Selenia and AGFA Printer.
7. Reports changes in patient’s condition to Lead Technologist and/or Radiologist for follow-up. Assists with emergency medical treatment under physician direction.
8. Assists with scheduling of patient exams.
9. Attends regularly scheduled department meetings and in-services.
10. Works closely with Lead Mammography Technologist to meet MQSA standards.
11. Performs other duties as assigned. Experience: One (1) year of experience as a licensed mammography technologist, preferred.

Skills
Current CRT (R) (M) and ARRT (R) registration - Required BLS/Healthcare Provider status as per American Heart
Association standards - Required

Education
Completion of a two-year Radiologic Technology training program approved by the AMA - Required

Certifications & Licenses
ARRT
BLS - AHA
CRT
Mammography Technologis


Shift: Monday-Saturday working 5, 8 hour shifts. Start time would run from 7:30-9:30
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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