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.