Mammography Technologist (PRN) - Breast Health Network - Oklahoma City, OK

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Posted: November 16, 2016
  • Reference ID: 26634-24450
Essential Function/Duties:
  • Position patients according to standards set by American College of Radiology.
  • Consistently select appropriate technical factors from technique charges and operate equipment in accordance with prescribed radiation safety practices.
  • Print films and monitor printing equipment according to BIO policy.
  • Prepare completed mammograms for interpretation in a timely manner, including appropriately identified images and all associated forms and paperwork.
  • Perform Breast Self Examination (BSE) as needed, ensuring proper markers are placed to communicate areas of concern to radiologist.
  • Actively educate patients on BSE, breast cancer, and other related women's health issues.
  • Assist radiologist in all technical procedures such as: digital stereotactic suros core biopsy, ultrasound guided core biopsy/cyst aspiration, pre-op needle locations, galactography, MRI, or other interventional procedures.
  • Reviews all requisitions/orders for accuracy and applicable clinical information.
  • Ensures all information on the Breast History Form is accurate and complete.
  • Prepares examination room and all equipment in advance according the patient's examination and diagnostic needs.
  • Confirm that all mammography files include appropriate labels and ID markers as required by ACR/FDA.
  • Inputs all data into the information system required for exam completion.
  • Complete and update all radiographic image records and anatomical inserts according to BIO policy.
  • Perform daily printer checks, record results, and report any abnormalities to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform weekly phantom checks and appropriately reports discrepancies.
  • Perform equipment monitoring and cleaning to maintain the highest quality environment.
  • Helps maintain patient logs and information collection as required for regulatory standards.
  • Performs weekly, monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual QA tests as required.
  • Records inventory needs, as needed to maintain appropriate supply levels.
  • Restocks exam rooms with linen and supplies
  • Properly disposes of soiled linen, trash, and hazardous waste.
  • Assists clerical, billing, and scheduling staff as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience
Post-high school courses and training from accredited colleges, universities, vocational-technical institutes, or through hospital or U.S. Armed Forces training required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Certification (ARRT)

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