Mammo Technologist I

Requisition ID
2021-179996
Department
Radiology
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri 7a-5p
Facility / Process Level : Name
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location
IA-WEST DES MOINES

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.

Responsibilities

  • Performs mammography procedures on scheduled shifts, operates mammography equipment.
  • Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
  • Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.
  • Instructs, supervises, and evaluates student technologists.
  • Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts.
  • Promotes professionalism with the department, hospital, and community; acts as a role model.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all exams according to protocol. Maintains the physical environment of the department in a clean, well-stocked, orderly manner.
  • Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any malfunctions to manager/Bio-med.
  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the Mammography Department with other areas of the department and hospital to insure and maintain patient care.
  • Demonstrates proper phone etiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam data entry.
  • Complies with OSHA/JCAHO and other regulatory agency recommendations and guidelines.
  • Complies with all quality assurance procedures in accordance with FDA, MQSA program.
  • Attends hospital and department meetings and inservices.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all patient/personnel information.

 

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an accredited two year Radiologic Technology program.
  • Registry eligible or Registered Radiologic Technologist (R)
  • Maintains active registry status in ARRT
  • Maintains current Iowa Permit to Practice
  • Participates in professional society (i.e., ISRT or SCD)
  • 1 CEU per year in Radiation Safety/24 CEU’s every 2 years
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population serve within three (3) months of hire.

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