Mammography Technologist

North Star Diagnostic Imaging

Frisco, TX 75035

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Requirements:


Texas Medical BoardARRT (M)


Job Purpose:


Performs and assists with high quality diagnostic mammography procedures, focusing on patient care and education.


Duties:


+ Provide high quality diagnostic and screening mammograms


+ Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.


+ Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.


+ Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.


+ Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


+ Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.


+ Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.


+ Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.


+ Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.


+ Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.


+ Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.


+ Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


+ Upkeep with MQSA requirements and paperwork


Skills and Qualifications:


+ Use of Medical Technologies


+ Performing Diagnostic Procedures


+ Informing Others


+ Quality Focus


+ Planning


+ Technical Understanding


+ People Skills


+ Dependability


+ Creating a Safe, Effective Environment


+ Radiologic Technology


+ Analyzing Information


Job Type: Full-Time


+ Salary: Dependent on experience


+ Required Education: MRI certified


+ Required Certifications: Texas Medical Board and ARRT (M)


+ Location: Flower Mound, TX


+ Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm, or 9am - 5pm (no weekends or call)


+ Hologic Dimensions


+ Benefits:


+ Health insurance


+ 80 hours of PTO accrued


+ Scrubs provided


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