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Registered Mammography Technologist 

Company: Ascension
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: October 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Registered Mammography Technologist 

 

Full Time / Days / 40 hrs

Monday - Friday 0800-1600P
No Holidays
No Weekends

 

Location:  Squirrel Road

 

Experience with Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and Savi Scout Procedures preferred

 

 

What You Will Do:

The Registered Mammographic Technologist is responsible for supporting the Mission and Vision of Ascension by, under general supervision, perform x-ray examinations as ordered by a licensed physician in accordance with established departmental protocols. Charged with patient responsibilities while the patient is in the department.

  • Essential Functions
    • Recognize the quality of the diagnostic services and the patient well being as the primary responsibilities of the Radiographer/Mammographer.
    • Prepare and stock work are as required to perform procedures as assigned/requested. Assure a safe and clean environment for patients at all times.
    • Assure the “two step” identification of all patients before proceeding with the requested examination. Explain the procedure to the patients before and during as required.
    • Transfer and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician orders and in accordance with departmental protocols. Conduct all examinations safely in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
    • Produce optimal radiographs at all times considering the size and abilities of the patient to fully cooperate as required.
    • Review all images for optimal positioning, exposure, patient identification and markers before releasing the patient.
    • Assist physicians in performance of examinations by mixing and pouring contrast media, administering opaque media, holding and turning patients, assisting in sterile procedures, and other related duties as required. Assist in performing first aid as necessary.
    • Secure and return supplies. Maintain room stock.
    • Report equipment failure to supervisor and takes appropriate actions as directed.
    • Provide patient preparation instructions to patients, physicians, and/or nursing personnel when indicated.
    • May perform ancillary clinical functions such as venipuncture, I.V. contrast administration, bladder catheterization, and enemas.
    • May be responsible for specific areas of instruction to students and new personnel.
    • Check the accuracy of all order entry/charges compared with the physicians’ orders and procedures completed.
    • Participate in quality assurance activities and any data collections required by the department.
    • Cooperate with all department personnel in a positive and professional manner.
    • Adhere to prescribed standards for radiation safety.
    • Handle equipment in a responsible, professional manner.
  • Non-Essential Functions
    • Serve on specific committees dealing with the use of radiation as requested.
    • May be required to assist in the development of technical factors and the selection of radiographic film.
    • Perform a variety of related clerical tasks as necessary.
    • Maintain professional appearance by adhering to Dress and Grooming Policy and Dress Code of Radiology Services.
    • Maintain Continuing Education credits as required by the ARRT and MQSA guidelines.
    • This position shall have access to and disclose personal health information only when reasonably necessary to perform the designated job related responsibilities. Disclosure and/or use of personal health information for any purpose other than as reasonably necessary for designated job responsibilities is prohibited.
    • Other related duties as assigned.
    • This position requires the ability to identify age related differences within the persons served and the adjustment of treatment style and expectations as appropriate, including adjustments based on the person’s served cognitive function and learning ability. This will include taking into account their religious and cultural needs and preferences. ,
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Radiologic registration from the ARRT at time of hire/transfer date required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Mammography registration from the ARRT at time of hire/transfer date required.

Education:

  • High school graduate required.

Work Experience:

  • The ability to maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor at all times in potentially stressful situations.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Providence Rochester is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Detroit , Registered Mammography Technologist , Other , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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