Solis Mammography/ Washington Radiology Mammography Technologist (PRN) in Denver, Colorado
At Solis Mammography, our patient-focused culture is at the heart of every interaction. We deliver the care, compassion and high-touch experience that have made us a valued healthcare partner to the generations of women that we serve. As the nation?s leader in breast health services, our commitment to providing excellence in patient care is realized at every level of our organization. The Solis team is establishing a dynamic culture of ?work hard, play hard? and is looking for the next all-star to add to its roster. If you are an ambitious self-starter who thrives in an environment where you are empowered to take ownership of your area of responsibility, we would like to speak to you.
The Mammography Technologist, under direct supervision, performs specialized examinations of the breast to help in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in women patients for our client facilities. Mammography Technologist may perform screening exams or diagnostic exams.
RESULTS MEASURED BY THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES:
Understands, promotes and demonstrates the Solis Way
Ability to effectively communicate to patients the procedures and educate women about the role of regular mammography in preventative breast health;
Ability to effectively communicate on an individual and small group basis to doctors, patients, and other employees;
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and sometimes complicated, written or oral instructions;
Must maintain patient-first focus at all times and exhibit outstanding customer service skills;Consistently practice excellent mammography positioning and exposure technique; Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
The Mammography Technologist is expected to practice safe procedures and adheres to radiation safety measures under the supervision of the Radiology supervisor or the Radiologist. Specific duties may include but are not limited to:
Complete patient education regarding the exam
Promote privacy for the patient
Promote comfort for the patient
Perform diagnostic or screening mammogram as ordered
Prepares for and assists the Radiologist in the completion of intricate mammography examinations, including breast biopsies.
Produce high-quality films for the radiologist to evaluate
Complete appropriate documentation
Perform quality control functions related to mammography
Assist in the compilation and maintenance of statistical data
Follow infection control and safety guidelines
Education: Completion of a two year approved School of Radiologic Technology
Experience: One-year full-time experience as a Mammography Technologist with documentation of clinical experience and 3D required
Licensure: Valid state radiology registration as required by state law
Certification: Registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology
Current CPR/BLS Certification
Continuing Education: MQSA/FDA- 15 CEU?s every 3 years, 200-documented case numbers every 2 years.
Knowledge of database software, eRad, Sectra RIS/PACS software is preferred;
Needs to be able to stand for long periods of time;
Experience with diagnostic procedures such as ultrasound core and stereotactic biopsies is preferred;
Ability to read, write, and comprehend medical terminology;
Ability to stand for long periods of time;
Prior quality control experience preferred