Job Description

Mammography Technologist

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hours: Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm

Must be able to perform all mammographic processes/procedures to comply with Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).  Obtains pertinent and thorough history from every patient regarding breast health issues and relays this information to the interpreting radiologist.  Must be able to perform and ensure performance of every MQSA requirement quality control/assurance test including daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually. Acts as the assigned Quality Control/Quality Assurance technologist in accordance with MQSA and ACR Mammography Accreditation Program requirements.  Knows how to respond to any necessary "out-of- compliance" scores/levels and responds and reacts accordingly.  Understands the importance of exceptional customer service. Must be able to troubleshoot mammography equipment and processors. Must be registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.(ARRT) in Mammography (M).

This individual must be able to operate all routine radiographic equipment in a safe and proficient manner.  They must abide by and enforce all compliance requirements and policies and perform these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization's values.  This position requires initiative, the ability to make independent judgments and a positive attitude.  The candidate must be able to produce high quality radiographs with a minimum of repeats.  Must be able to handle multiple room assignments and all different types of exams on a daily basis.  Must be able to communicate with physicians, patients, families, and ancillary hospital personnel. Will participate in performance improvement initiatives.  Will assist with other activities as deemed necessary for the day-to-day operation of the department (i.e. clerical duties, inventory, stocking, light housekeeping duties, etc.).  May participate in the training and orientation of other employees. Position may require cross training in additional modalities

  • Produces quality radiographs with minimal repeats. Selects proper technical factors for quality radiographs. Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis. Provides patient care with compassion. Takes call on evenings and weekends as listed on the call schedule, and returns to perform emergency patient exams when called.
  • Authenticates all physician orders prior to exam. Maintains accurate records of exams performed. Documents patient exam information in the Radiology Information System, specifically indicating additional charges. Provides patient care with compassion. Facilitates procurement of necessary forms, consents and documentation to comply with hospital standards and obtains required signatures.  Obtains required signatures, consents, and releases.
  • Is responsible for procurement, storage, and routing of supplies and for room preparation.  May recommend at time the procurement and necessity for maintenance of equipment.
  • Pursues advancing medical education through personal study (i.e. journal article review, formal education, conferences, etc.).

Requirements

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an AMA approved school
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (R)(M)
  • Registered by the Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE) in Radiography and Mammography
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Experience: 2 years post graduate in hospital setting

Essential Requirements:

  • Sitting Frequent
  • Waist Twisting Frequent
  • Walking Frequent
  • Neck Twisting Frequent
  • Simple Grasping Frequent
  • Standing Frequent
  • Climbing Occasional
  • Neck Bending Frequent
  • Kneeling Occasional
  • Fine Manipulation Frequent
  • Waist Bending Frequent
  • Talking Frequent
  • Reach Above Shoulder Occasional
  • Squatting Occasional
  • Hearing Continuous
  • Reaching at or Below Shoulder Frequent

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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