Mammo Technologist

Requisition ID
2021-161948
Department
Radiology
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8AM- 5PM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Location
TX-HOUSTON

Overview

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Position Summary

Operates specialized mammography, stereotactic biopsy and bone densitometry equipment, Performs direct patient care and Performs a variety of technical procedures to produce images for diagnosis of breast diseases and osteoporosis evaluation.

 

Responsibilities

Position Responsibilities:

  • Selects and modifies positioning of patients and Performs mammographic, stereotactic biopsy, breast pathology localizations and bone density procedures
  • Performs patient education with mammography patients
  • Performs mandatory quality control of radiographic equipment, screens and processing for strict ACR, MQSA and state regulations. Performs daily cleaning of equipment and all necessary information is documented and takes appropriate action. Repeat/reject image analysis is maintained on a daily basis
  • Directly Assists the radiologist with all invasive procedures, documents procedures and renders first aid to patient if needed.  Maintains report correlation of biopsy with pathology reports
  • Coordinates with the O.R., central scheduling, physicians or office staff for effective scheduling of the invasive breast procedures.
  • Keeps a par level of supplies stocked and available in the mammography rooms. Orders new supplies as needed
  • Assists with the training of newly hired personnel and clinical training of students
  • Assists in sending all required reports to physicians and patients.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

 

Education and Licensure:  

  • Associate’s Degree  preferred
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in  Radiography(R) an Mammography(M); must maintain current
  • Certified by State of Texas – MRT
  • CPR/BLS certification

Minimum Experience:

  • One (1) year of experience as a radiologic technologist

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills
  • Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, physicians, visitors and other hospital personnel.
  •  Good written and oral communication skills

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