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MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST - DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL - FULL TIME

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Job ID 58526 Date Posted 08/13/2020

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 1,300 people.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. In fiscal year2018, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 9,484 patients and had 230,957 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #14 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.

Occ Summary

Perform a variety of technical activities asso ciated with theperformance of screening and diagnostic mammography proce dures.


Work Performed

Perform a variety of tasks invo lving the operation of mammographicradiographic equipment and other equi pment/devices as appropriate.Position patients, using immobilization whe n necessary. Calculateexposure factors, assist physicians.Perform the qu ality control functions related to mammography.Evaluate radiographs for diagnostic quality obtaining additional imagesas needed.Prepare and set upmedical supplies using aseptic techniques ifappropriate. Explain proce dures to patients.Charge mammographic procedures and supplies in Maestro or EPIC.Provide orientation to new Mammographers.Provide education and training to student Mammographers.Assist in maintenance and compilation ofstatistical data.Demonstrate proficiency in performing all breast imag ing procedures, toinclude breast interventional procedures.Monitor mammo graphy section procedures and supply charges to ensurecompleteness and a ccuracy.Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.**DU HS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging services.There is aclinical ladder program with various steps and opportunitiesat each hos pital within the health system.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilit ies


Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


Education

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.


Experience

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 MQSACE 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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