• Posted on: Jul 09, 2024
  • Location: White Plains, NY
  • Job ID: 4ed1ca42
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Jul 09, 2024
  • Location: White Plains, NY
  • Job ID: 4ed1ca42
  • Type: Full Time

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Join an award-winning Community based hospital – Trauma II as a radiologic Mammography Tech – Outpatient

Mon-Fri 7:30A-3:30PM/8a-4p

  • Will work under the supervision of the Radiology administrator and/or designee. Performs routine and some special procedure imaging. Prepares patient for procedures. Assists radiologists when needed. Prepares, operates and cares for the equipment being used. Adheres to established radiology “standards of care”. Applies principles of radiation protection, when appropriate to minimize exposure to patient, self and others. Assumes responsibility for assigned area and duties. Adheres to practice wide customer service programs. Performs other duties as assigned, such as quality assurance. Performs diagnostic and some special procedure medical radiographic images utilizing radiologic assistance. Exercises professional judgment in performance of procedures.

     

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:                

    1. Understands and adheres to the Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.
    2. Prepares and positions patients correctly for specific examinations, observing different and special requirements for each protocol including proper documentation on images and required body part questionnaires.
    3. Assumes responsibilities for designated areas and/or procedures and produces good technical images, reviewing completed exams for quality, completeness for the type of test ordered.
    4. Assists physicians during procedures as necessary.
    5. Performs equipment Quality assurance and calibrations as needed, orders supplies.
    6. May be required to work holidays, overtime and/or day, evening and overnight shift coverage to help maintain adequate and safe coverage for the outpatient facility.
    7. Maintains the cleanliness of all work areas, equipment and accessories. Reports all malfunctioning equipment to Bio Med or supervisor.
    8. Processes film/images, or prints CD’s if needed.
    9. Performs routine office tasks, such as answering phones, checking-in patients, obtaining previous reports/films, or other related duties as needed.
    10. Shows radiologist images and calls reports to the attending physician and documents communications if necessary (wet readings).
    11. May be assigned as an instructor or preceptor.
    12. Will treat all people/staff in a professional and courteous manner, upholding the WPH’s behavioral standards.
    13. Introduces self and educates each patient or family member regarding the examination that is ordered.
    14. Knowledgeable and skillful in providing care, based on age, physical and psychosocial needs of different patient populations including neonate/newborn, pediatric/adolescent, adults and geriatric groups.
    15. Performs other related duties as required, attends staff meetings and in-services.
    16. Coverage rotation to other outpatient offsites.
    17. Duties and hours may change according to the needs of the offsite practices.
    18. Position is eligible for certification incentive.

     

    Education & Experience Requirements                          

    • High School Diploma/GED required
    • The Mammographer must be a graduate of an allied health education and accredited radiography school or hospital based program. NY State DOH Licensure or Limited Permit required. ARRT registered (RT).
    • Passing advanced Mammo examination /certification required
    • Including 40 hours of training in mammography including anatomy and physiology, QA/QC and 25 mammo exams under direct supervision by an MQSA individual during the orientation process.
    • Continuing education requirements need to be upheld to meet the standards set forth by governing bodies. Current standards are 24 ECE credits over a two-year period depending on year of birth.
    • 15 category 1 CEU in mammo in a 36 month period.

     

    • BLS certification through the (AHA) American Heart Association is required or must be completed with 90 days of hire.
    • Radiation dose pledge for both Image Gently and Image Wisely through the American College of Radiology (ACR) will be performed during the orientation process and before end of probationary period.
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