Mammography Technologist- Ashwaubenon
This position willl work 30 hrs per week
Job Description and Essential Functions
Job Title/Position: Mammography Technologist
Job Classification: Direct Patient Care
Date of Analysis: 7/1/2013 Date of Revision/Review: 10/25/17, 07/2018
Brief Description of Job Responsibilities:
Operate radiologic equipment in making diagnostic x-ray images and perform routine diagnostic procedures.
(This list may not include all of the duties assigned)
- Greet patients and visitors in prompt, courteous and helpful manner.
- Exhibit a professional attitude toward co-workers, supervisors, managers and other department staff.
- Utilize computer programs, EMR and PACS in the performance of job responsibilities.
- Perform equipment QC testing.
- Follow established procedures when taking x-rays -- positioning patients and equipment as required.
- Inform the patients regarding procedures.
- Observe patients` vital signs when in your care.
- Follow the prescribed safety protocols when operating imaging equipment.
- Adjust equipment for correct radiation exposure on an individual patient basis before approving for interpretation.
- Critique images for proper density, contrast, definition, magnification and distortion.
- Release the patients upon completion of exam and direct them to proper area.
- Maintain imaging rooms. Stock necessary medical and radiologic equipment and order supplies through proper channels.
- Clean and make minor adjustments to radiologic equipment.
- Participate in training new employees in equipment operation, patient movement and quality assurance.
- Maintain patient confidentiality.
- Perform related work as required.
- Direct concerns through the proper channels to supervisors and/or manager.
- Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and positioning to sufficiently radiograph the area/areas of interest.
- Knowledge of safety hazards common to radiology including equipment, body mechanics and patient movement.
- Knowledge of clinic and radiology policies.
- Knowledge of current medical terminology.
- Skill in training co-workers in equipment operation and performing technical adjustments.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.
- Ability to work professionally under pressure.
- Ability to identify problems and inform the supervisors or manager.
- Ability to apply written guidelines and standardize work practices.
- Ability to work independently.
- Graduation from a course in radiologic technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
- Current certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
- Current license in the State of Wisconsin or credentials to obtain license.
- Mammography experience preferred. Mammography certification is required upon hiring or within agreed upon time frame if required duties include mammography.
Other duties as assigned.
Typical Working Conditions:
- Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.
- Flexibility to work different shifts and clinic locations.
Typical Physical Demands:
- Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination for operation and repair of some department equipment.
- Lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Requires eye sight correctable to 20/30 to operate equipment and critique images.
- Hearing must be within normal range.
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Essential Functions/Physical Demands
Job Title/Position: Mammography Technologist
Job Classification: Direct Patient Care / Hands-On Patient Care
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