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Mammogram Technologist

Cornerstone Staffing Solutions
San Jose, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $60 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

Job description

Cornerstone Staffing is seeking Mammogram Technologist for a large medical group in Silicon Valley/San Jose and surrounding areas. The Mammogram Technologist performs diagnostic breast imaging by utilizing a mammography unit under the general direction of a certified physician, such as a certified radiologist, to assist in the diagnosis of breast related diseases.

Patient Care

· Performs specialized and routine diagnostic radiology procedures

· Exhibits a high degree of tact, courtesy, and poise, explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation

· Prepares and positions patient for diagnostic imaging procedures

· Adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician

· Determines exposure factors based on height, weight, portion of body involved, and degree on penetration required

· Moves imaging equipment into specified position

· Adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy

· Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff

· Demonstrates competence in all Breast Imaging procedures including screening Mammography, Diagnostic Mammography, and minimally invasive studies

· Accurately present patient studies for interpretation

· Information will include pertinent clinical history, physician’s order, demographics and other data necessary to interpret exam

· Participates in a daily processor quality control program to ensure consistency in imaging results

· Experience with RIS and PACS systems

Radiology Supervisor Support

· Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed

· Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician.
Processes images and reviews for proper identification and quality control

· Assists radiologists and other qualified physicians who have a valid CDPH RHB Supervisor Operator Permit for Fluoroscopy in fluoroscopic and special x-ray examinations

· Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed

· Assists in maintaining analytical records which include but are not limited to EQUIP, physicist reports, radiologist and mammography licenses, radiologist and technologist educational units, and department protocols for State and Federal reviews

· Contributes to the overall patient experience and satisfaction

· Participates in performance improvement activities

· Adheres to HR, safety, HIPAA and compliance policies, and attendance requirements

· Performs work in accordance with established schedules, policies and procedures

· Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree from an AMA-approved school and meet requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • California Certified Radiologic Technologist License from State of California (CRT)
  • California Mammography Certificate
  • ARRT Certification in Mammography a plus
  • Two (2) years of clinical experience with Mammography
  • BLS Certification
  • Experience working with an EMR
  • Ability to accurately type a minimum of 40 WPM
  • Strong verbal and written communications, and active listening skills
  • Solid patient/guest relations skills with the ability to communicate in a professional, courteous and efficient manner
  • Ability to perform basic math
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize task in order to complete assignments within the time allotted to maintain standard workflow
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member who is flexible, cooperative and willing to assist others

MUST CLEAR 7YR FEL/MISD BACKGROUND SCREEN AND URINALYSIS DRUG SCREEN INCL. THC!

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