Mammo Technologist

Requisition ID
2020-125995
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8:00AM to 4:30PM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Anne Hospital
Location
WA-BURIEN

Overview

 

Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external DI Techs

 

  • Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)
  • 1 year of experience experience required
  • Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
  • 2 year commitment

 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

As a Mammo technologist with Franciscan Breast Center in Burien, Wa (20 minutes south of Seattle), you will join a MQSA certified team of mammographers.  We are also ACR accredited in breast ultrasound, with a state-of-the-art 3D GE breast ultrasound system.

 

Your success is important to us and we understand many of our team members also have family members who depend on them while they are working hard to improve the health of others.

 

Expectations:

  • Prepares equipment for imaging tests in accordance with established standards, safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results; performs quality assurance checks to ensure all parameters are within appropriate limits and the diagnostic quality of the images produced.
  • Explains procedure(s) to patient in preparation for the examination to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation; ensures that all questions/concerns are addressed prior to beginning the exam; monitors and documents physiological condition of the patient prior to, and during, the procedure.  
  • Operates imaging equipment to perform mammography screening/diagnostic protocols based on physicians’ orders and in accordance with professional imaging standards/protocols and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains records and documentation as required by department protocols and licensure requirements.
  • Cultural Sensitivity and Competence:  Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.  Patient Population Served:  Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology, and two years of related work experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities. Some designated positions may require successful completion of accredited coursework for stereotactic breast biopsy, or willingness to be trained on-the-job to perform this procedure.
  • A minimum of fifteen continuing education credit hours in a 36-month period specific to mammography is required.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position and that meets the qualifications of any required certification or licensure.

Licensure/Certification

  • American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (M) (R)
  • Current State of Washington licensure as a Radiology Technologist – Certified.
  • Washington Society of Radiological Technologist (WSRT) recommended.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification

Related Skills:  Mammo, Mammography, Mammo Tech, Xray Tech, Radiologic Technologist, Rad Tech, Imaging

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