Salinas - CA Contract 1 week ago

Completion of a two-year Radiologic Technology training program approved by the AMA – Required

Current CRT (R) (M) and ARRT (R) registration – Required BLS/Healthcare Provider status as per American Heart Association standards – Required

· California State License – Mammographic Radiologic Technologist (CRT (R) (M))

· ARRT (M) Certificate – need copy of original that reflects that date received

· Initial 40 hours of training

· 25 supervised exams

· 8 hours modality training in Tomosynthesis

· 8 hours modality training in digital mammography

· Continuing education – 15 CEU’s in 36 months

· 200 mammograms in 24 months

· AHA BLS

· Bone Density experience preferred

Works under the supervision of the Mammo Supervisor and Manager. The Joint Commission and departmental policies. Able to perform and/or assist with Quality Assurance activities related to mammography. Performs any combination of the primary duties depending on area of assignment. 1. Performs mammograms and bone density on a daily basis under facility approved policies and procedures and in accordance with Radiation Practice Standards, ACR, and MQSA. 2. Assists Radiologist with needle localization, stereotactic biopsy and galactogram in accordance with Radiation Practice Standards, ACR, MQSA and departmental policies, and when training and approved demonstration of correct competencies are complete. 3. Obtains or reviews patient’s medical history and physician orders prior to performing studies and notifies appropriate staff of inconsistencies. Explains procedures to patient and completes comprehensive documentation. 4. Consistently selects appropriate technical factors from technique charts and operates equipment in accordance with prescribed Radiation Safety Practices. 5. Prepares completed mammograms and/or other studies for interpretation in a timely manner (takes exam to close status) including appropriately identified images and all associated forms. 6. Able to perform and/or assist with Quality Assurance activities related to mammography and bone density to include, but not limited to Hologic Selenia and AGFA Printer. 7. Reports changes in patient’s condition to Lead Technologist and/or Radiologist for follow-up. Assists with emergency medical treatment under physician direction. 8. Assists with scheduling of patient exams. 9. Attends regularly scheduled department meetings and in-services. 10. Works closely with Lead Mammography Technologist to meet MQSA standards. 11. Performs other duties as assigned. Experience: One (1) year of experience as a licensed mammography technologist, preferred.

Mammo, Mammogram 

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