Mammography Technologist - On Call, Falls Church Medical Center

Employer
KAISER
Location
Falls Church, VA
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
To operate mammographic equipment to take x-ray exposures of patients as requested by referring physicians. Essential Functions: - 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. Qualifications:Basic Qualifications: Experience - 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. Education - 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. Additional Requirements: - 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. Preferred Qualifications: - Certification as a mammographic technologist with the ARRT preferred.