Mammography Tech- Mammography-24 hrs/week
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We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
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If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Mammography Tech – $35.73/hr to 53.10/hr based on Collective Bargaining Agreement with 1199 SEIU
*Shift Differentials – Evenings - $2.50, Nights - $5.00, Weekends - $2.45*
Mammography Tech, 24 Hrs, Day Shifts (Tuesdays 8a - 4:30p, Thursdays 8a - 4:30p, Fridays 7:30a - 4p), No Weekends, Holidays as Needed
- Performs a wide variety of Mammographic procedures which require use of independent judgment, initiative, and ingenuity.
- Assumes responsibility for quality of work in designated area and provides quality care to the patient in the Department of Radiology.
- Directs the daily operation of the Mammography Department.
This position reports directly to the Technical Manager and works collaboratively with Medical staff, nursing, operating room personnel, and other Radiology clients.
Has the authority to quality control radiographic images for submission to the Radiologists for interpretation and may opt to repeat film to obtain higher quality image. May halt the operation of the Mammography area if she/he detects any significant deviation from quality control standards consistent with State and/or Federal guidelines until such time as the problem is satisfactorily corrected.
- "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers, and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
- Performs all the duties of a staff Radiologic Technologist.
- Attends in-service lectures, seminars relating to Mammography and maintains documentation of specialized training in compliance with state and federal regulations.
- Participates in the development and evaluation of policies and procedures concerning Mammography.
- Assists in the orientation of Technologists to Mammography.
- Monitors daily quality control program specific to Mammography Quality Standards Act, DPH, and ACR guidelines.
- Performs daily testing on Mammography equipment. Reports problems to Technical Manager and/or Radiology Engineer.
- Obtains patient's prior Mammograms, records, and reports for comparison.
- Maintain log of patients undergoing Mammographic procedures, log must include patient's name, date of procedure, description of procedure, and referring physician. Must also maintain a call back post card file to remind patients for follow up care consistent with Radiologist's recommendation.
- Assists radiologist to perform all interventional Mammographic examinations.
- Assists Technical Manager to perform yearly merit evaluations for technologists working in Mammography.
- Performs all necessary functions to provide efficient patient care including clerical and transport duties.
- Completes all patient tracking functions to ensure proper and accurate billing, report transcription, and film retrieval.
- Maintains supplies in exam rooms and storage areas.
- Duplicates films when requested.
- Reports appropriate information to radiologists and medical staff when requested.
- Reports exam histories and reports to referring physicians and/or their staff members.
- Must report changes to Mammography practices to the Department of Public Health Radiation Control Program.
- Maintains good communications with patients, referring physicians, nursing staff, and other Radiology clients.
- Responsible for the quality of images produces and submitted to the Radiologists for interpretation.
- Minimum Education:
- Successful completion of an approved Radiologic Technology program.
- Minimum Experience:
- In depth knowledge of Mammography imaging procedures at a level gained through 3-5 years of experience as a Mammographic Technologist.
- Minimum skills/abilities:
- Work requires vast knowledge of Radiographic and Mammographic procedures and equipment operation.
- Must have excellent communication skills to lead other to work effectively with physicians and other health care workers.
- Certification as a Mammographic Technologist.
- Valid Massachusetts license in Radiologic Technology, Mammography and ARRT certification.
- Special Qualifications:
- Must have and maintain BLS certification or obtain certification within three (3) months of hire date.
Important COVID message
Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.