Mammo Technologist

Requisition ID
2021-163086
Department
Women's Imaging Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin
Location
TX-LUFKIN

Overview

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.

 

CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial paves the way for quality, innovative health care in East Texas and provides more than a quarter of a million patient services each year.

With hospitals in LufkinLivingston, and San Augustine, CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial provides millions of dollars in charity care and community support each year.

 

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
  • Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
  • Flexible spending accounts
    Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

 

Responsibilities

Our Mammo Technologist plays a vital role in our Imaging department. Under the direction of the Medical Director and Director of Imaging Services, the mammography tech operates diagnostic equipment and performs mammography studies inclusive of positioning patient, calibration of equipment, and documentation of findings. Coordinates patient flow and the activities of the Mammography Department. Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Produces and digitally archives images, prepares Mammography Suites; performs quality assurance. Maintains patient safety through attention to detail, equipment safety checks, adherence to department policies, and effective communication with physicians, staff and patients. Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Assists patients with basic patient care needs. Displays positive support for and promotes the Values, Mission and Vision of CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial.    

 

What you need in this role:

Communication - The ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people including, patients, nurses and Physicians

 

Patient Safety - The ability to protect our patients and limit other exposed areas that are not being scanned during the procedure.

 

Pay Attention to the small things - The ability to pay attention to details is a highly sought after skill in this role. The smallest detail of correctly positioned patient can make all the difference in a scan!

 

Great Documentation skills - The Mammo Tech is expected to keep detailed records of any given procedure, so they can address concerns that patients may have about the testing process.

Qualifications

Minimum Experience MammoTech : 

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology Program from an accredited institution
  • BLS through American Heart Association
  • Licensed as Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) with Texas Medical Board (TMB)
  • Registered with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - ARRT (R) (M)
  • One (1) year experience as Radiographer

 

Related Skills:  Mammo tech, mammography technologist, mammographer, mammography, diagnostic imaging, radiation safety, breast radiologist, cancer screening, breast tissue, low-dose X-ray, Radiologic Technology, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, ARRT

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