POSITION: Radiology Technologist - Mammography
POSITION SUMMARY: Operates x-ray equipment to make radiographs under the supervision of a radiologist. Prepares patients for x-ray exam and may maintain required clerical records and reports.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
a. Prepares paperwork for exams. Completes paperwork after exam and presents to Radiologist in a professional and organized manner.
b. Prepares room and patient for exam. This includes changing clothes, explaining procedure, obtaining history, using proper sized film, and applying pads and cleaning machine for next use.
c. Keeps room stocked and notifies Front Desk Coordinator of the need to order more.
d. Takes part in QC program for FDA/MQSA requirements.
e. Maintains CEU’s and license. Keeps records in mammo book updated.
f. Takes initiative to help out in the department with other duties as time allows between mammo patients.
g. Maintains scheduled appointment times.
h. Performs duties outlined in General Radiology Technologist position description.
i. Provides coverage in other areas when required (satellites, front desk, etc.).
j. Digitizes/scans incoming films/reports and imports studies into PAC’s from E-Film program.
k. Locates and hangs prior mammography films, scans previous report.
l. Requests prior films internally/externally for comparison.
m. Exhibits computer systems knowledge and proficiency as necessary to perform job functions.
n. Demonstrates the attitudes and behaviors of The South Bend Clinic Service Standards.
o. Performs other duties as assigned when appropriate.
p. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines set forth in Clinic policies and procedures.
ARRT Registered Technologist. Radiologic Technologist license in the State of Indiana. Mammography certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have a good knowledge of general radiology procedures. Should be proficient in the use of computers and digital radiography systems, including RIS and PACS. Must be friendly, attentive, helpful, and show concern for others. Must have a positive attitude/outlook. Must take initiative, be able to problem solve, and be self-motivated. Must consistently meet expectations of patients and/or customers and make satisfaction a top priority. Must have good telephone and communication skills. Must be able to exhibit tact and professionalism in working with others. Must be a team player and help to work to move the departmental and organizational goals forward.