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Mammography Tech PRN

Athens, Tennessee

Req ID 7412-6126 Post Date Aug. 23, 2023 CategoryTechnician FacilityStarr Regional Medical Center
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Our Breast Center is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Mammography Technician. This job is permanent, PRN. 

 

Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive Pay 

  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees 

  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees 

  • 401(k) plan with company match 

  • Paid Training 

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants 

 

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
  • Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. May assist physician with performing interventional procedures including fine needle aspiration and needle localization.
  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
  • Participates in ensuring compliance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) regulations and applicable accrediations.
  • Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s), biopsies, stereotactic and special procedures. Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure.
  • Enters, transmits, and reports scan results.
  • Keeps current with BiRad and follow-ups on all patients.
  • Determines, coordinates and supervises daily staffing assignments and levels.
  • Provides direction, orientation, training, coaching, and mentoring to staff. Performs or assists withperformance evaluations and disciplinary actions.
  • Assesses and ensures quality of services delivered and facilitates staff development programs. Ensures staff compliance with departmental and organizational policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Performs staff responsibilities as needed to fulfill required service levels.
  • Leads the handling and resolution of complex issues and complaints.

Minimum Education
Graduate of a Program in Mammography:
□ Preferred X Required
Required Licenses
[Tennessee, United States] Radiologic Technologist and Technician Current ARRT (R)(M):
 □ Preferred X Required
Required Skills/Certifications:
The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:
X Basic Life Support (BLS)
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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