Mammo Technologist I in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania | Careers at TRH @ Spring Ridge


Requisition ID 2021-37517
Hospital TRH @ Spring Ridge
Shift Evening
Department RAD Spring Ridge Ctr
Category Allied Health
Hours per Pay Period 40
# of Openings 1
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Work Schedule M-F 4:00PM-8:00PM; No holidays or call; Occasional weekends or day shift coverage
Responsibilities

The Mammography technologist administers ionizing radiation when performing screening and/or diagnostic mammograms according to established protocols. The Mammography technologist demonstrates an understanding of breast anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology as they relate to the procedure. Maintains a high degree of accuracy in breast positioning, exposure techniques, and subsequent evaluation of imaging parameters to optimize patient imaging and care while adhering to radiation protection and safety standards. The mammography technologist integrates technical skills, patient interaction, and care to obtain viable diagnostic information as ordered by the physician. The technologist utilizes independent professional judgment and critical thinking to obtain the resultant diagnostic information when possible and seeks direction from a MQSA qualified interpreting physician or lawful institutional policies (or standards of care) to continue or discontinue the exam. The Mammography technologist remains sensitive to the physical, cultural and emotional needs of the patient through good communication, patient assessment, patient monitoring, and patient care skills in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner. The Mammography technologist participates in quality improvement processes and continually assesses their professional performance. Comprehends the complexities of appropriate state and federal regulations and have knowledge of the quality control and quality assurance requirements for mammography.

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Qualifications

Education Requirements

  • Post High School Diploma Program

Experience

  • MQSA qualified technologist preferred, but willing to train.

Certification and Licensure

  • BLS Certification
  • RT (R) or RT (R) (M)

Required Skills

  • Computer Skills to include use and navigation
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Microsoft Outlook
Company
Tower Health
Posted
08/29/2021
Location
Reading, PA 19601, US