Mammography Technologist - Breast Diagnostic Center - Days

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by UCHealth

Fort Collins, CO 80521
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Performs mammography procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

Great opportunity formammography candidate with breast ultrasound and breast biopsy experience.

Position Details:

FTEStatus: Full Time

Shift:Days

FTE: 1.000000(FTE x 80 = hours per pay period)

Responsibilities:
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

May assist physician with performing interventional procedures including fine needle aspiration and needle localization.

Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. Participates in ensuring compliance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) regulations.

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including re-positioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits, and reports scan results.

Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program.
  • Registered as a Radiologic Technologist (RT) and certified in mammography (M) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
  • BLSthrough the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPRcard must be good through sixty days of hire. All life supportcertification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association orthe American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Crossfor the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will needto be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

Preferences:

  • Candidate with breast ultrasound and breast biopsy experience.
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