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Mammography TechnologistLocation: Springfield, VA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 792859 Date posted: 04/24/2019
- Greets patient and explains mammographic procedure to patient.
- Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing mammographic procedure and confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form if needed.
- Takes x-ray exposures of patient following protocol for intensity of radiation and time of exposure.
- Processes film and inspects images to confirm that images meet requirements of radiologist.
- Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.
- Prepares patient files showing such information as patient's name, date of x-ray, referring physician, and number of exposures.
- Prepares and submits reports as by state and federal regulations.
- Performs other related duties as directed.
- One (1) year of experience as a Mammography Technologist OR registry eligible ARRT advanced certification in Mammography (must be obtained within 6 months of hire) WITH two (2) years of recent experience as a Radiological technologist with ARRT required.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) education required.
- Specialized training in mammographic technology required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Licensed in appropriate jurisdiction required.
- Certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology required.
- CPR certification required.
- In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, hear, speak, and see.
- Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
- Certification as a mammographic technologist with the ARRT preferred.
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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Do the best work of your career as you collaborate with colleagues and participate in continued learning and professional achievement opportunities. With a range of specialty areas in which to focus — from mammography to MRI, cardiac cath lab to ultrasound — and a variety of different scheduling options, there is plenty of room for you to grow — from technologist, to manager, and beyond — in our supportive environment.
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Apr 17, 2019
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I’ve waited to get in to Kaiser for so long and now that I’m in, I’d never let go. I love people that i work with (although just like any other jobs, it has it’s highs and lows), i love my patients, pay is great and benefits are awesome!! Definitely 1 of the highest paying hospitals in the region.Full Review
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