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Mammography Technologist - Bowie

Company: Quadrant, Inc.
Location: Lanham
Posted on: September 19, 2023

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Job Description

Mammography Technologist
Bowie, MD

Experienced Mammography Technologist
1+ years of experience as a Mammography Technologist
Skill in operation of Mammography equipment as well as applicable ancillary equipment
bility to work independently and multitask
bility to provide documentation accurately and concisely
Demonstrates understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiopharmacology, and medical terminology
Knowledge of computer applications, including information and billing systems, keyboard input, digital archiving, and retrieving of data
ssociates Degree in Radiology or be a graduate of an accredited two-year radiology program
Must be certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Radiography and maintain current valid registration from ARRT or American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists
Have High School diplom

Performs screening breast imaging procedures and related techniques, producing data at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner.
Ensures services are performed in a safe environment in accordance with established guidelines and regulatory requirements.
Serves as part of the imaging center team and seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice.
Receives, relays, and documents verbal, written, and electronic orders in the patient's medical record.
Corroborates patient's clinical history with physician's order and procedure, ensuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner. May also verify informed consent, if applicable.
ssumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures.
pplies principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others.
Identifies, prepares, and/or administers medications as prescribed by and under the direction of a licensed independent practitioner in accordance with state and federal regulations.
Evaluates images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded.
Provides education to patients, as well as students and other health care providers.
Performs ongoing quality assurance activities.
Identifies, prepares, positions patient, and competently performs procedure by using established Mammography protocols or as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner for diagnostic interpretation or intervention, to achieve the highest quality image.
Provides or assists with physical breast inspection or palpation.
Determines image exposure factors.
Maintains archival storage of digital data as appropriate.
ssists in maintaining supply inventory.
s required, instructs students and residents, and performs preceptor duties as necessary.
Establishes ownership of clinical area by taking pride in appearance and readiness of exam rooms, equipment, and supplies.
Participates in performance improvement activities.
Takes the initiative to help other modalities/areas of the Imaging Center as assigned or when work load/area allows.
ttends/participates in staff meetings, in-services, and center-wide meetings as scheduled.
Performs all other duties as assigned.

*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities

Keywords: Quadrant, Inc., Washington DC , Mammography Technologist - Bowie, Healthcare , Lanham, DC

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