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Mammography Technologist, Mammagraphy Center, St Francis Hospital, Evanston
Presence Health | Evanston, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 35700

Location: Presence St Francis Hosp

Location Address:
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL  60202 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 4
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Mammography Technologist performs all mammography procedures while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license and according to established standards and practices of the American College of Radiology and Mammography Quality Standards Act.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs all mammography procedures with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures, radiation protection and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure.

     

  2. Preps patient for exam per department protocols. Explains procedure and provides education as appropriate. Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists.

     

  3. Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check. Operates hospital computer system. Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions. Prepares/operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.

     

  4. Maintains departmental records. Accurately and promptly documents in departmental records (film, file and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc. Reports reactions, complications, changes in condition etc. to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and nursing unit. May prepare file for processing to radiologist. Collects statistics as directed.

     

  5. Communicates appropriate patient history and exam information, reactions, complications, changes in condition to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and/or nursing unit as necessary.

     

  6. Performs staff/student education and orientation duties.

     

  7. Acts as a steward for quality process improvement and resource management.

 

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

Graduate of an approved program in radiologic technology.

 

Minimum two years of experience preferred.

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Excel, Meditech and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Registration in Radiology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. Licensure in Radiology by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) required. CPR certification required.

 

Certification in Mammography or eligibility by ARRT preferred.

 

 

Business Unit: Presence St Francis Hospital
Department Name: Mammography Center SFH

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