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MAMMOGRAPHY TECH II - BREAST CARE & IMAGING CENTER
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian | Newport Coast, California
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Job Description

The Mammography Technologist II performs screening and diagnostic mammogram examinations. Obtains images of excellent diagnostic quality while providing maximum comfort and safety to patients. The technologists will use independent judgment and necessary skills to obtain high quality radiographs. Technologist educates the patient/family about the procedure. Pre/post procedure instructions given based on the age and understanding of the patient/family. Understanding is verified. Consistently provides accurate anatomic display and provides additional views or images to optimally demonstrate anatomy and/or pathology.

Technologist takes measures to provide and care for the patient’s safety and properly utilizes procedure related patient care/support devices appropriate for the age of the patient.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs routine screening mammography.
  • Verifies physician’s order, ensures that prescription contains all required information, and questions discrepancies prior to procedure.
  • All required documentation is complete within established time frame.
  • Alerts Supervisor of potential problems.
  • Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate staff.
  • Demonstrates a productivity level that is consistent with daily patient flow.
  • Can accommodate changes in workload.
  • Provides proper identification (patient name, MR#, age, DOS, ordering MD, and technologist initials) on all diagnostic films and properly inputs patient information when utilizing ultrasound units.
  • Maintain a relaxed environment, calm anxious patients, and provide a thorough explanation of the exam or procedure to the patient.
  • Performs all routine diagnostic, mammography and some special procedures in mammography as well service recovery.
  • Assist with mammography quality control, testing and documentation as assigned.
  • Some ultrasound scanning experience is preferred but not required.
  • Orders supplies from the hospital storeroom, monitors quantities at hand and reports shortages to the Supervisor.
  • Offers guidance and assistance to less experienced personnel.
  • Ensure that quality patient care is delivered to all patients on a 24-hour basis, and the unit is maintained in accordance with professional and regulatory standards and the philosophy and goals of Hoag.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Graduate of an AMA approved Radiologic Technology program.
  • California State CRT and mammography license, American Registry of Radiologic
  • Technologist (ARRT) with mammography license.
  • BLS/CPR Certification.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be customer focused with a strong attention to detail. Able to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work in a team environment. Knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety measures and infection control.
  • Ability to follow instructions. Demonstrate clinical proficiency specific to age of population served. Proficient with Microsoft Office products and learn organization specific systems.

 

Job Preferences:

  • Breast ultrasound scanning with ultrasound procedure experience.
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) (BS) with breast ultrasound certification or ARDMS certified in breast imaging.

About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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