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Mammography Technologist (1470)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Longview
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Mammography Technologist (1470) for a per diem, Variable shift position. 

Req ID: 188976 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs all routine and specialized mammographic procedures by integrating medical knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care and accurate diagnostic information. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepare, supply and equip exam room to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.
  2. Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.
  3. Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.
  4. Perform most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary. 
  5. Provides patient education and instruction prior to and after examination.  Provide training/education to staff and students as indicated.
  6. Demonstrates ability to adapt exam to address problems of patient care as they arise making decisions to appropriately resolve problems.
  7. Applies ALARA principle to ensure appropriate radiation safety for self, staff and patient.  Evaluates patient for pregnancy prior to exam as indicated.
  8. Competently operates mammography equipment while performing high quality breast imaging.
  9. Adheres to and participates in maintaining MQSA and ACR standards including QC records maintenance.
  10. Performs other patient care activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned consistent with Caregivers’ scope of practice, training, experience and license/certification/registration.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Graduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year previous experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development, and life stages to meet each patient’s need.
  • PACS/RIS knowledge is required.  ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • ARRT (R) Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist is required. ARRT (M) advanced is required within 6 months of hire.
  • Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State for trained modality.
  • BLS certification required upon hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
  • Ability to work with basic office equipment such as telephones, copier, facsimiles, computers, etc.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

 

LONGVIEW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.     
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.  
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.000001
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $31.80, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: American Registry of Radiologic Technologist; Basic Life Support; Radiology Technologist - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


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