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Mammography Technologist

Job ID: 9364
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.​

PeaceHealth is seeking a Mammography Technologist for a Per Diem/Relief, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $32.44, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

Performs all routine and specialized mammographic procedures by integrating medical knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care and accurate diagnostic information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare, supply and equip exam room to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.
  • Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.
  • Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.
  • Perform most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.
  • Provides patient education and instruction prior to and after examination. Provide training/education to staff and students as indicated.
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt exam to address problems of patient care as they arise making decisions to appropriately resolve problems.
  • Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self, staff and patient. Evaluates patient for pregnancy prior to exam as indicated.
  • Competently operates mammography equipment while performing high quality breast imaging.
  • Adheres to and participates in maintaining MQSA and ACR standards including QC records maintenance.
  • Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with Caregivers’ scope of practice, training, experience and license/certification/registration.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year previous experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development, and life stages to meet each patient’s need.
  • PACS/RIS knowledge is required. ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • ARRT (R) Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist is required. ARRT (M) advanced is required within 6 months of hire.
  • Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State for trained modality.
  • BLS certification required upon hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
  • Ability to work with basic office equipment such as telephones, copier, facsimiles, computers, etc.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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