West Florida Healthcare is proud to offer all private rooms to our patients. Our facility is the area's only Atrial Fibrillation Certified hospital and was the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
We are also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, a mental health facility, and the area's only CARF-accredited, comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital.
Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare offers major services in cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, emergency care, behavioral health, obstetrics, rehabilitative medicine and many other medical specialties.
Job Summary : The Mammography Technologists performs exams including Mammography (Screening, Diagnostic, Implant, Mobile, and Stereotactic procedures) and DEXA with accuracy and at a level not requiring constant supervision on procedural details. She/He performs a variety of duties that will require independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed policies and procedures in Mammography/DEXA and assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required. She/He is responsible for operating a variety of equipment in both a hospital and outpatient setting. She/He is responsible for confirming order/ correct patient/ correct exam, assisting patient flow, Meditech exam functions, transporting, showing films, ensuring accurate exam information, scheduling, etc. She/He must provide quality work at a productive level while maintaining a high standard of medical ethics, professionalism and courtesy at all times. She/He must obtain quality images including both technical and positional factors. She/He is responsible for confirming patient demographics and verifying and documenting all appropriate history forms such as Patient History, Pregnancy, etc. Must maintain ACR/FDA/MQSA certification in Mammography. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior. Permanent mobile Mammographers are required to troubleshoot and coordinate maintenance on the mobile bus and must drive the bus proficiently. Must perform all QA/QC independently. Permanent mobile staff are not required to perform stereotactic biopsies, wire localizations or DEXA's independently due to their limited exposure to these exams.
Essential Functions : Manage stress appropriately, handle multiple priorities, work under pressure, manage anger/fear/hostility of others appropriately, work alone, and work in areas that are confined and/or crowded. Medium work load ( Exert up to 50 lbs of force rarely, and/or up to 20lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 10lbs of force constantly ) requiring periods of bending, crouching, squatting, kneeling, pulling with force, reaching or lifting above head/shoulder, twisting at the wait, pushing/pulling, lifting/carrying with assistance for distances of 5 feet or less at one time, or lifting from floor or waist level. Must be able to stand for 4hrs/day, sit for 2 hrs/day, walk 1hr/day, perform repetitive tasks/motions, distinguish colors, hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice, have good manual dexterity, have good eye-hand-foot coordination, and have clarity of vision. Attendance is essential to this role.
Graduate of ARRT Accredited Program and Florida Certification are required.
ARRT registry required within six (6) months of hire or transfer; advanced registry in Mammography required within one (1) year of hire or transfer.
Current ARRT preferred.
Clinical experience acquired in ARRT Accredited Radiologic Technologist program is required. A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years experience is preferred.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom