Valley View Medical Center Mammography Tech-PRN (As Needed) in Conyers, Georgia
Performs mammography procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. Reports to: Manager, Imaging Services. FLSA: Non-exempt
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. May assist physician with performing interventional procedures including fine needle aspiration and needle localization.
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Participates in ensuring compliance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) regulations and applicable accreditations.
Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s), biopsies, stereotactic and special procedures. Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure.
Enters, transmits, and reports scan results.
Keeps current with BiRad and follow-ups on all patients.
Identify the patient with two appropriate identifiers; i.e. Name and Date of Birth
Minimum Education: □ Graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology □ Preferredx Required
Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications: x Basic Life Support (BLS) Must be board certified or board eligible. ARRT Mammo Registry □ Preferredx Required
Job: *Radiology/Imaging Services
Organization: *Rockdale Medical Center
Title: Mammography Tech-PRN (As Needed)
Requisition ID: 7446-4405