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Texas Health Resources Mammographer PRN in Cleburne, Texas

Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Mammographer to work PRN

The address is 201 Walls Drive Cleburne, TX 76031

Salary range is Min. $30.20/hr to Max. $44.42/hr – based on relevant experience

Hours/Schedule

PRN (as needed) working Monday-Friday 8:00A-5:00P end time depends on patient appointment schedule

Direct Patient Care:

Performs mammograms and diagnostic radiographs.

Produce quality images in mammography as defined by the American College of Radiology guidelines.

Possesses standard and advanced positioning skills.

Performs quality diagnostic radiology exams for general radiography and fluoroscopic exams.

Greets patient in a courteous manner.

Introduces self by name and explains procedure to patient and family if necessary.

Quality Assurance/Control:

Mammography: Phantom images, visual inspections, compression checks, screen contract, peer reviews, monthly check list for all mammography units. Informs Physicist when any repairs are done on the mammography units as needed.

Equipment Maintenance: Keeps logs, PM and physicist survey on all x-ray, equipment.

Repeat Rates: Collects and tabulates repeat rates for diagnostic radiology, mammography and stereotactic table.

Diagnostic Radiology: Visual inspections for the R F, Tomo, mammo rooms and apron and glove leak checks, screen contact, peer review and technologist peer review.

Other: Arrange for calibrations, arrange for electrical checks, review and update all QA books, review all standards (ACR/TDH/FDA and JCAHO), distribute film badges, generate and distribute continuing education certificates. Responsible for annual inspection by TDH and FDA. Attend monthly departmental staff meetings. Responsible for completing quarterly QI report for QRMC.

Non Direct Patient Care:

Documentation: Accurately enters patient data in RIS system for patient tracking and patient exam verification (billing of exam). Present patient case history and images to Radiologists for review by pulling images from PACS and hanging analog films on multiviewers as needed.

Training, Education, and Team Support: Meets or exceeds continuing education requirements for mammography and diagnostic radiology as deemed necessary from Texas Department of Health, American College of Health, American College of Radiology, and FDA/MQSA guidelines. Attends monthly departmental staff meetings and mandatory in services. Follows department specific/hospital policies in reference to absences, tardies, time and attendance, supervisor notification, and the importance of wearing ID badge visible to patients, customers, and hospital staff and physicians.

Patient Safety:

Verify patient with two identifiers.

Maintain equipment-clean and inspect, report any malfunctions.

Respond to emergency situations appropriately.

Recognize safety hazards; acts to protect patients, self and others.

Leadership/ Responsibility:

Attends monthly staff meetings.

Work collaboratively with the Departmental Director, TL Rad Mammographer and the Leadership Team for Process Improvement.

Work toward becoming more effective with the leadership team regarding strategic objectives, synergistic of department growth.

Qualifications

Education

Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Required

Or

Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience

1 Year clinical experience in mammography Preferred or

meet the mammography requirements as stated in Federal Register for MQSA in Final Rules, Part 900.12(a)(2). Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography Upon Hire Required

And

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Mammography Upon Hire Preferred

Or

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Mammography 12 Months Required

And

CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Requried

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 30 Days of hire Required

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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