Tracking Code: 204342

Mammography Technologist - Palmyra Ambulatory Service Center - Day

Location: The Good Samaritan Hospital, Palmyra, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Schedule
Full Time, Day Shift (80 hours Biweekly)
Hours: Monday - Friday

General Summary

Performs routine screening and diagnostic mammography procedures, interventional procedures and/or contrast enhanced procedures according to established practices and procedures. May perform bone densitometry exams.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine screening and diagnostic mammography procedures, interventional procedures and/or contrast enhanced procedures. Obtains patient history, explains routine procedures and addresses patient concerns.
  • Under the direct supervision of the physician, administers intravenous contrast media. Recognizes complications (e.g., contrast reactions) and treats properly.
  • Under the direction of a Team Leader, is responsible for assisting in the training of other technologists, certifying that techs meet competencies.
  • Maintains department quality assurance programs.
  • Positions patients safely and comfortably and explains basic procedures.
  • Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
  • Schedules cases to coordinate with other patient examinations.
  • Prepares, maintains and scans appropriate documentation required by the department.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • May perform bone densitometry exams. Positions patients safely while performing scans of the spine, hip and/or forearm.
  • May perform screening mammography in a mobile environment.
  • Supervises, assists and evaluates students in the clinical education setting.
  • Requests and orders supplies, as necessary, to keep materials on hand at all times.
  • Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work areas and/or patient rooms.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • 5 years Mammography experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Registered Technologist-Mammography - ARRT Upon Hire Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Certified Bone Densitometry Technologist Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Accredited program in radiologic technology and training in mammography procedures. Upon Hire Required

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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