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Mammography Technologist Atrium Health Cabarrus FT

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 115882
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11141024639202-Radiology-Breast Health

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible.  

Looking to find your purpose?  Join our growing mammography team of highly driven technologists that make a difference every day.  As part of the team, you will use your passion for breast services to improve the lives of our community.

  

Atrium Health Cabarrus is a medical facility located in Concord, NC. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ and Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™. 

Interested in being considered? Please apply, and a Talent acquisition team member will contact you regarding 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:  Radiology Services Careers (atriumhealth.org) 

Want to learn 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. BLS required per policy guidelines.