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Mammography Technologist Atrium Health Stanly PRN

Albemarle, NC, United States
Job ID: 65852
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: PRN - 1st shift M-F only
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11131005939202-Radiology - Breast Health

Overview

1st Shift, M -  F only.

Interested in being considered? Please apply and a member of the Talent acquisition team will be in contact with the next steps via email or phone. Feel free to share this opportunity with others that may be interested as well and visit our careers page: https://careers.atriumhealth.org/search/radiology-services/jobs 

Atrium Health Stanly has been entrusted with the health care needs of the Stanly County, NC, residents for over 65 years. With 109 beds, Stanly is accredited by The Joint Commission and holds advanced certifications in the treatment of diabetes and stroke. As a charter member of Levine Cancer Institute, we are changing the course of cancer care by removing the barriers that separate patients from access to world-class care and breakthrough treatments. 

Interested in learning more about the benefits of joining our facilities? Check out this video:  Atrium Health Radiology – Live Meaningfully - YouTube 

Job Summary

Performs mammographic procedures under the direct supervision of a radiologist. Operates mammographic equipment with proficiency, utilizing radiation safety practices and departmental protocols to produce a high quality examination.



Essential Functions

  • Verifies patient ID armband and validates proof of identity.
  • Reviews patient mammography medical history and correlates prior mammograms to ensure the correct examination is being performed.
  • Performs digital imaging acquisition and recognizes factors that affect image acquisition, display, archiving, and retrieval.
  • Evaluates technical quality of images and consults with a radiologist if needed.
  • Assists radiologist during invasive procedures and practices proper sterile technique in the assembling of necessary supplies.
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to the department supervisor. Performs troubleshooting and minor repair procedures under the direction of clinical engineering.
  • Maintains patient records to include completing orders correctly, charging exams and supplies and verifying correct exam was sent to PACS.

     

Physical Requirements

 

This position requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies. Must be able to push, pull, and lift weights of up to 600 pounds with assistance. Requires frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Required to stretch, bend, twist, squat, and kneel in the daily operation of the Mammography department. Exposure to various physical conditions such as walking on hard surfaces and climbing stairs. Able to adapt to changes in temperature and humidity. Required to use radiation safety guidelines to prevent exposure to ionizing radiation.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate of an accredited two-year AMA and ARRT approved program in Radiologic Technology required. The R.T. must have met the federal mammography training requirements as specified in the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992(MQSA). ARRT and advanced certification in Mammography is required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
 

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