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Mammography Technologist I Certified- CMH Mammography

Company: CARLE
Location: Decatur
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

  • Sign on Bonus - Up to $10,000!
    • Relocation Bonus (if moving from 50+ mi away)
    • Referral Bonuses (once hired)
    • Shift & Weekend Differentials available.
    • Benefits available from day 1 for qualified employees.
    • Performs routine and specialized diagnostic radiological procedures.
    • Conducts procedures for patients of all ages.
    • Utilizes independent judgment to adapt procedures for specific diagnostic outcomes.
    • Ensures the safety and comfort of patients during radiological examinations.
    • Operates radiological equipment to obtain high-quality images.
    • Collaborates with the radiology team to interpret and communicate results effectively.
    • Maintains accurate and detailed records of procedures and patient information.
    • Adheres to safety protocols and regulatory guidelines during radiological procedures.
      • Clinical Excellence/Patient Care Performs mammographic exams in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination within the guidelines, policies, procedures and standards of medical imaging to assigned patients of all ages. Exhibits competency in performing mammographic procedures. Knowledgeable about views required for each exam. Uses proper compression Obtains accurate histories and explains rationale for procedure to patients/families. Enhances image quality through the use of appropriate exposure factors. Identifies images with appropriate markers and patient identification Positions for appropriate view, making patient as comfortable as possible Performs patient education throughout exam Protects patient privacy as much as possible Completes a minimum of 200 mammography procedures/year Maintains working knowledge of equipment in order to function in multiple areas of mammography Competent in all screening/diagnostic mammographic procedures. Reports equipment problems through appropriate channels Maintains clean work area, checks and stocks all supplies in their specific area and verifies pertinent accessories assigned to that room Performs daily, weekly and monthly QC/QA tests Competent in DEXA procedures Competent on Digital Mammography workstation Promptly completes paper work and obtaining outside images to ensure timely turn-around in providing a report to the physician's office. Promptly and accurately enters patient information into HIS system to ensure efficient patient throughput Maintains and ensures a safe environment for patients and personnel and maintenance of the QA, QC programs. Assumes personal responsibility for training fellow technologists/students Shares knowledge and guides fellow technologist/students with proper department protocol and procedures. Displays a professional attitude in the area toward fellow technologists/students, fostering mutual respect and creating a productive learning environment. Completes work within assigned shift. Uses time, supplies and other resources productively to promote responsive and cost-effective care of patients. Uses slow time to improve area appearance and accept additional assignment such as checking mammo schedules.

Keywords: CARLE, Decatur , Mammography Technologist I Certified- CMH Mammography, Healthcare , Decatur, Illinois

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