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Mammography Tech - PRN

Date:  May 4, 2022
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Any
Requisition ID:  578841

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for the filming and developing of routine to complex quality breast images to the standards of PHHS, State and Federal regulations.

 

Minimum Specificaions Education:

-Must be a graduate of a Joint Review Committee On Education In Radiologic Technology (JCERT) accredited school or program.

-Must be a graduate of an Accredited School of Radiologic Technology.

 

Experience:

-Must have two years of experience in the performance of mammography to include assisting with biopsies and needle localizations -OR-

-Must have trained in Mammography through an approved school.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

-Must have a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) certification from Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) or Texas Medical Board.

-Must have ARRT Advanced Certification in Mammography.

-Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR course completion card prior to hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:

  • American Heart Association 
  • American Red Cross Rescuer
  • Military Training Network.

 

Skills or Special Abilities:

-Must be able to demonstrate time management, organizational and interpersonal skills.

-Must be able to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.

-Must be able to demonstrate advanced computer skills.

-Must have demonstrated ability to instruct, lead and supervise Mammography

-Technologists I and II.

-Must be able to demonstrate routine to complex positioning ability to achieve images that meet American College of Radiology criteria for appropriate views.

-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and hospital staff.

-Must be able to demonstrate patient-centered/patient valued behaviors.

-Must be able to perform a team lift when setting up and removing moveable steps to the mobile mammography van.

 

Responsibilities

1. Performs mammography tests and develops the results to produce quality breast images for radiologists. Evaluates patient history and physicians orders to ensure appropriate procedures are performed. May assist physicians in special procedures as needed to ensure that all procedures are performed to the standards of PHHS. Accesses and handles selected medications.

2. Processes Quality Control checks on systems in accordance with American College of Radiology, including notifying supervisor of maintenance needs to ensure equipment functions properly.

3. Maintains proper documentation on the Radiology Information System to track the procedures performed on each patient.

4. Communicates and consults with patients informing them of procedures to be performed to ensure that patients are as comfortable as possible.

5. Maintains a positive working relationship with employees, medical staff, patients and visitors to ensure efficient work processes. May be responsible for providing training and supervision to radiologic students as they rotate through mammography area to ensure that radiology students are well educated and trained in assigned areas.

6. Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals and mission of PHHS.

7. Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the Mammography area. Develops effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding.

8. Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field of Mammography by attending seminars, reading professional journals and maintaining ARRT certification and Texas State licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.

9. Participates in departmental Performance Improvement Programs, understands “CIRCLES” and it relationship to the work environment, attends department and modality meetings satisfactorily. Develops training and implementation and monitors annual goals and objectives set forth by Radiology Administration.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Accountabilities:

1. Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.

2. Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.

3. Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding.

 

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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