MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST - DRAH HOLLY SPRINGS - PRNJob ID 73593 Date Posted 10/27/2020
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Perform a variety of technical activities associa ted with theperformance of screening and diagnostic mammography procedur es.
Perform a variety of tasks involvi ng the operation of mammographicradiographic equipment and other equipme nt/devices as appropriate.Position patients, using immobilization when n ecessary. Calculateexposure factors, assist physicians.Perform the quali ty control functions related to mammography.Evaluate radiographs for dia gnostic quality obtaining additional imagesas needed.Prepare and set up medical supplies using aseptic techniques ifappropriate. Explain procedu res topatients.Charge mammographic procedures and supplies in Maestro o r EPIC.Provide orientation to new Mammographers.Provide education and tr aining to student Mammographers.Assist in maintenance and compilation of statistical data.Demonstrate proficiency in performing all breast imagi ng procedures, toinclude breast interventional procedures.Monitor mammography section procedures and supply charges to ensurecompleteness and ac curacy.Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.**DUH S offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging services.There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and opportunitiesat each hos pital within the health system.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilit ies
Graduate of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology. Technologists initially qualifying on or after April 28, 1999, must meet the Mammo-Specific requirements by having at least 40 hours of documented training in mammography.
Level I must obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment. Performance of a minimum of 25 mammography exams under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA qualified individual. At least 8 hours of training in using any modality (e.g., digital) before beginning to use that modality independently. Level II Minimum of two years' experience as a Mammography technologist. Must perform at least 200 mammography examinations in a 24 month period. Level III A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
ARRT certification in radiography ARRT advanced certification in mammography FDA/MQSA qualified to include meeting the MQSA CE requirements of at least 15 CEUs in a 36 month period that must include at least 6 CEUs in each mammographic modality used. BLS certification
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