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Mammography Technologist

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Mammography Technologist - PRN
Brookside Campus


Research Medical Center, as part of HCA MidAmerica, does much more than just make an impact on patient lives and the community it serves. Our culture is founded on HCA’s tenets of innovation, high-quality care, mutual respect and collaborative teamwork. Our hospital offers career opportunities that challenge, embrace and transform lives. And the unwavering dedication to deliver world-class healthcare is a two-way street: Research Medical Center is committed to its employees and, in turn, employees are committed to its patients and loved ones.


About Research Medical Center

 

Research Medical Center has served Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1886—and those years have allowed the 590-bed facility to put down meaningful roots in a community that depends on its acute and outpatient medical care services.

 

Although Research Medical Center receives awards and prestigious recognition from The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and other high-profile organizations, we don’t rest on them—instead, our team members put excellence into action.


Position Summary:

  • Under the general direction of the radiologist and under the supervision of the department director, supervisor and or mammography team leader performs mammography, breast localization and or stereotactic breast biopsies.  
  • Functions in direct cooperation with the physician and other radiology personnel.  
  • Works within guidelines established in the policy and procedure manual and complies with all radiation safety guidelines.  
  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterile technique and practices universal precautions. 
  • Performs associated duties, i.e.., processing images using PACS, transporting patients when necessary and assembling all associated paperwork and mammograms to provide radiologist for dictation. 
  • Has a sound knowledge of the regulatory issues surrounding mammography.  
  • Ability to lecture on mammography and breast self examinations, when necessary.  
  • May  assist other areas of the radiology department and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

 

Education:  Graduate Of An Accredited Program By The Commission On Accreditation Of Allied Health Education Programs, American Medical Association Or Other Accrediting Agencies.

 

Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Registry By American Registry Of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) With Current Certification. Specifically In Mammography ARRT (M) Or Registry Eligible Or Certification Eligible with 9 months of hire.  Also Must Be Current In Basic Life Support / BCLS.  Knowledge Of Radiology Operations Related To Mammographic Procedures Including Quality Control, Radiation Safety, Film Processing.

 

Experience:  Minimum Of One (1) Year Related Work Experience In Mammography Including Biopsies And Stereotactic Procedures.  Experience In Routine Diagnostic Procedures To Allow For Coverage In The Diagnostic Area If Applicable.

 

Equipment/Machine Skills:     Ability to effectively and safely operate Mammography digital equipment, Stereotactic equipment, scanning equipment and PACS.  Also be able to effectively operate HIS/RIS.

 

Other Skills:  Strong Inter Personal Skills To Place Patients And Family Members At Ease.  Ability To Effectively Communicate With A Wide Range Of Individuals.  Must Be Flexible And Self Motivated As Well As A Strong Team Player.  Act In A Professional, Caring And Courteous Manner.  Must Function With Initiative And Independent Judgment Related To The Quality Of Mammogram Images produced..  Must Have Knowledge Of The Assessment, Treatment And Care Techniques And Principles Relevant To The Patient Population Served.

Research Medical Center
Facility: Research Medical Center
Job ID: 09727-56087
Category: Imaging
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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