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Mammography Tech

Location: McDonough, GA Job Number: 907462 Date posted: 09/18/2020

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Description:
The Mammography Technologist will perform a variety of screening, diagnostic, and biopsy procedures in a safe and efficient manner; review and transmit images and reports to appropriate physicians.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Patient Care: Performs a variety of mammography procedures. Documents patient assessment and history. Provides patient education. Applies the profession's code of ethics in all aspects of practice and is competent in all relative skills for a Mammographer. Complies with all governing regulations. Escalates all unusual (not typical) situations to the supervisor in a timely manner.  Troubleshoots and manages equipment concerns to include engaging service vendor. Stocks and cleans exam rooms/work areas. Other duties as assigned.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year as a Mammographer.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • ARRT Radiologic Technologist registration AND ARRT Mammography registration. Registry eligible to take the mammography examination, providing the employee obtains registration within one (1) year (this only applies to existing employees completing in-house mammography training).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association must be obtained prior to hire date.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated collaborative/team oriented work style.
  • Demonstrated strong clinical knowledge base and judgment, preferably in ambulatory care setting.
  • Ability to analyze, integrate, and use quantitative data/information in making business decisions and problem solving.
  • Understanding of the Kaiser Permanente's core values and service model.
  • Demonstration of good judgment, organizational skills and professionalism.
  • General knowledge of EH&S, OSHA, MQSA, ACR, Radiation Safety and Protection.
  • General knowledge of policies and procedures for the delivery of healthcare services.
  • Computer Skills; Microsoft Office.
  • Registration in multiple disciplines.
  • Complete a Customer Service Assessment.
  • Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.
  • Ability to complete patient documentation (written/electronic) to effectively communicate with the interpreting physician.
  • Ability to work effectively within the role independently and with other team members.
  • Understands and uses correct exposure factors, compression and angulation to produce quality images.
  • ARRT Pocket card
  • Documentation of 40 hours of mammography if training done after 4/28/1999 or if mammography training was done before 4/28/1999, (2) signed and filled out Attestation forms for mammography
  • Proof of 200 Mammograms done in last 2 years, needs to be on the facilities letterhead with signature of certifying official
  • Proof of 15 mammography specific, (Category A) continuing education units completed within the last 36 months
  • New **Section I ACR form (2-sided copy that needs to be completed) **Please note that a separate request will be made for this form when needed.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years as a Radiologic tech.
  • Primary Location: Georgia,McDonough,HenryTowne Center Medical Offices 1125 Towne Centr Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun / Varies Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 8:00 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Mammography Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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