Mammography Technologist

North Star Diagnostic Imaging

Frisco, TX 75035

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Texas Medical BoardARRT (M)

Job Purpose:

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


+ 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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