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Specialist Radiology Intervention Mammogram technologist

Job ID 00805474 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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Location

New York, New York

Shift:

Day Flex (United States of America)

Description:

A unit delivering excellence in Radiology care:

Radiologic technologists make it possible

Mammography Technologist – Full time day flex

Position Summary

Prepares patients for radiologic examinations in a professional and courteous manner. Operates all mammography & stereotactic equipment, process films according to established MQSA regulations.

In this role the Specialist Radiology Intervention Mammogram  well prepare patients for radiologic examinations in a professional and courteous manner. Operates all mammography & stereotactic equipment, process films according to established MQSA regulations.

Mammography Technologist – Full time day flex

Essential Job Duties

  • Greets patients, visitors and staff in a courteous manner. Identifies self to patient. Explains procedure in a clear and concise manner. Answers inquires, refers matter outside scope of duties to appropriate others.
  • Reviews patient history sheet and requisition for pertinent clinical information. Reviews requisition to ensure compliance regulations are followed.
  • Obtains previous mammogram and prepares room prior to examination.
  • Ensures privacy and dignity of patients at all times. Provides robes, blankets, etc. for warmth.
  • Positions patients for optimal imaging in accordance with ACR criteria while ensuring safety and comfort at all times. Arranges and adjusts immobilization and supportive devices.
  • Adjusts mammography equipment at proper angles with technique settings to obtain optimal films and images in accordance with established protocols.
  • Takes radiographs according to established procedure, as prescribed by physicians. Follows personal safety measures in accordance with established procedure. Wears radiation badge.
  • Identifies films using ACR labeling. Ensures each film is clearly labeled with patient name, record number, and date of birth or age, date of study, and name and address of facility in accordance with FDA regulations.
  • Data enters appropriate information in departmental computer system for each case performed.
  • Performs daily room checks and Quality control duties as assigned.
  • Cleans room and equipment after each patient, and stock room daily.
  • Observes standard precautions routinely.
  • Performs needle localization and stereotactic procedures and ductograms.
  • Reports supply shortages to Sr. Technologist Supervisor
  • Maintains current registration and license and complies with CE credits.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Criteria

  • Graduate of approved school of Radiology
  • Good communication skills

Licensure/Certifications

  • New York State Radiologic technologist license
  • American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) registered in Radiologic Technology and Mammography

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