Texas Health Resources Rad Mammographer PRN in Fort Worth, Texas
Graduate of an accredited school of radiology technology with following certification required: ARRT (R), ARRT (M) , TDH, CPR
Six months experience as a mammographer performing screening and diagnostic exams required.
Ability to perform screening and diagnostic mammography exams, knowledge of
Mammography QA/QC, good customer service, interpersonal and communication skills required.
Biopsy experience preferred
Core Belief: Each person has the right to individualized care, which promotes wholeness in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Partnerships are essential to coordinate, integrate, and deliver health care across the continuum.
Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions to
Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions to
Prepares room for examination to
Checks physician orders and exam requisitions to
Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID to
Obtain patient history and ensure female patients ages <-50 complete pregnancy question form to
Has patient complete mammography/breast health question form to
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment to
Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient to
Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed to
Safely administers contrast media and other medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines to ensure the continuity of care
Provide appropriate response to age-specific needs (refer to “Patients Served” on page 1)
Ensure patient apparatus is in working order and ready to use to eliminate patient risk
Verify accuracy of exam and relevant clinical information
Identify correct patient for exam
Determine appropriateness of exam in consultation with radiologist
Provide the radiologist with accurate clinical history
Appropriately respond to patients in distress
Ensure the safety of patient and staff
Provide efficient flow throughout the department
Provide proper medication dosages; uses appropriate route, and is alert to response to medication that may vary with age of patient
IMAGING PROCEDURES, QUALITY AND PROCESSING
Core Belief: To improve the health of the people in the communities we serve and customer satisfaction
Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam to
Position patient to correct anatomical area of interest to
Performs complex mammography and sonographic procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations
Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors and body habitus to
Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique to
Maintain attention to details and quality control
Processes and manipulates images to
Analyzes image quality and technique adjustments and has the ability to verbalize trouble shooting techniques to
Makes copies of films to
Performs all quality control and quality assurance testing according to TDH, ACR and MQSA guidelines to
Works together with other Mammographers to ensure improve understanding of procedure according to age-specific needs and according to patient’s learning capacity and language barriers
EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
Core Belief: Each person has the responsibility to achieve organizational effectiveness by protecting our physical resources and financial performance.
Adjusts technical factors to
Operates, cares for and maintains all equipment to
Applies knowledge of physics and accessories to
Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction to
Maintain equipment and room to sanitary standards to
Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards to compensate for clinic diagnosis and patient condition
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated United Health Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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