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Job Summary Performs screening and diagnostic mammography exams Performs DEXA bone density imaging exams including lateral vertebral assessment and FRAX. Works together with radiology peers to cover schedule which includes evenings and weekends. Confirms provider orders. Verifies correct patient name, date of birth, exam, site/side, and diagnosis is present prior to proceeding with exam. Obtains relevant patient medical history and documents accordingly in EMR and PACS. Preps patient for exam including but not limited to changing patient attire, explaining exam, and filling out patient education, consents, and other appropriate documentation. Assists radiologist with imaging guided invasive procedures and completes appropriate documentation as needed. Actively participates in patient experience and customer service initiatives including AIDET and no-pass zone. Ensures cleanliness of room and department, restocks supplies and linens. Follows all policies and procedures of the organization and the department. Safely transports patients using wheelchairs, walkers, carts, slide boards and other means. Utilizes proper imaging safety principals and techniques and ensures consistent and accurate results. Maintains compliance with State and TJC standards. Maintains professionalism with all peers and imaging customers including patients, other departments, providers, and the community. Reports malfunctioning equipment or other issues to appropriate staff, leadership, and service engineer. May be assigned additional duties and shifts, and work in other modalities as deemed necessary to departmental function and within scope of practice.
Diploma from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. Bachelor’s preferred.
Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) and licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health. Mammography certification within one year of hire.
2 years clinical experience preferred (clinical time in program may apply)
Four weeks orientation as needed.
CPR training or current basic life support card within 30 days of hire.
Two to four weeks orientation. Training and proficiency in additional modality of Mammography via MQSA approved training seminar. CPR training or current basic life support card.
Physical and Mental Effort:
Moderate amount of lifting and positioning of equipment. Prolonged walking, sitting and standing. Must see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noise. Able to lift 25 lbs above head. Must be able to concentrate with constant interruption. Able to communicate with a standard high school level vocabulary. Must be able to write legibly. Perform moderately difficult manipulative skills and hand- eye coordination skills. Must be able to move efficiently from one task to the next. Reasonable care taken when caring for patients with the knowledge that mistakes may have serious consequences for the patient.
Environment and working conditions:
Works in bright and low lighted, heated, air-conditioned, ventilated environment. Employee may be exposed to electrical, radiation, and bio hazards on a daily basis. Employee may be exposed to electromagnetic radiation as in CRTs. May come into contact with infectious diseases and blood borne pathogens. Safety precautions as described in the Radiology and Hospital safety manuals must be adhered to.
Reflects the mission, philosophy, core values, and customer service plan of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Knowledge of Radiographic procedures as well as procedures that require the use of contrast agents. Knowledge of radiographic equipment operation and radiation safety. Open, accurate and positive communication , oral or written, on an individual or group basis. Must be able to handle multiple tasks / projects and meet deadlines. Must have interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with patients of all ages, Radiology staff, referring providers, nursing and other hospital employees. Able to work under stressful conditions. May be required to work rotating shifts, holidays, or on call. Assists Director and Manager of Radiology as needed. This includes, but is not limited to, projects and covering when another employee is absent. Reports free time and demonstrates initiative to remain productive during slow periods. Work hard and be nice.
Practices the core values of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. (On-going)
Complies with the 5-Step Customer Service Plan as outlined in the Organizational Policy Manual (On-going)
1. Prepares patient for exam, explains procedure, sets up room, and observes patient and equipment. (15%)
2. Performs radiographic or modality procedures, processes images, completes paper work, reports unusual occurrences documents pertinent data. Utilizes PACS technology for image communication/storage. (50%)
3. Cleans room, restocks supplies and laundry. (10%)
4. Performs general office duties, assists with patient transport and darkroom duties. (10%)
5. Assists with QA/PI documentation and reporting. (5%)
6. Does data entry for exam billing and reporting. (10%)