Mammography Technologist in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center

Mammography Technologist

Austin, TX, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only
Imaging   Job ID: 305972
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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Mammography Technologist you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's North Austin Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

St. David's North Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Mammography Technologist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary of the Mammography Technologist

Provides health care services, applying x-ray energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs medical imaging techniques and related procedures to demonstrate breast anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age-specific needs. The technologist performs daily QC test, scans patients, analyzes the scan and prepares the data for reading. Further, the technologist will assist with all routine department duties such as management of patient schedules, generation of reports, maintaining patient records, mailing records to referring physicians and other duties as assigned. Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.

Responsibilities of the Mammography Technologist

  • Perform all mammography, needle localization, ductograms and Stereotactic breast biopsy procedures.
  • Select and operate breast imaging equipment and associated devices to achieve desired results
  • Understand policies and procedures regarding mammography and physician protocol preferences.
  • Educate and prepare the patient for the procedure. Provide emotional support and reassurance by being an advocate for the patient.
  • Position patient and equipment to best demonstrate anatomic area of interest, respecting patient ability and comfort.
  • Assist the radiologist to achieve successful completion of the interventional procedure.
  • Responsible for ongoing development/monitoring For QA program and providing monthly/quarterly QA results to mammography coordinator.
  • Ensure proper procedures are being followed to fulfill ACR, FDA, MSQA, and TDH requirements.
  • Other related duties.

Qualifications of the Mammography Technologist

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Required: Graduate of an educational program in mammography accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or graduate of an American Medical Association approved program in Radiologic Technology or a military training program of equivalent standards.
  • Preferred: Associates Degree or higher in Radiologic Technology. One to two years as a previous experience as a Mammography Technologist.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

  • Required: Certified Texas Department of Health Medical Radiologic Technologist; Registered Technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, post- primary certification in Radiography and Mammography (ARRT (R, M)). If hired prior to 4/13/12 and been performing x-rays since 1987 AND was grandfathered in by the state of Texas, only CMRT required. BLS certification as per SDH policy.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

St. David’s North Austin Medical Centeris a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with more than360 beds. The facility is home toSt. David’s Children’s Hospital,St. David’s Women’s Center of Texasfeaturing a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and theTexas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Mammography Technologist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Imaging
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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