Mammography Technologist - On Call, Falls Church Medical Center
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.