Texas Health Resources Mammographer in Dallas, Texas
Texas Health Dallas seeks to hire a Mammographer to work Full Time
The address is 8200 Walnut Hill Ln. TX 75231
Salary range is Min. $30.20/hr to Max. $44.42/hr – based on relevant experience
Full Time (40/hr/wk)working Monday- Friday (8:00A-4:30P could be earlier or later depending on patients) with some Saturdays as needed
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.
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.
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.
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.
Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Required
Associate's Degree Preferred
1 Year clinical experience in mammography Preferred
meet the mammography requirements as stated in Federal Register for MQSA in Final Rules, Part 900.12(a)(2). Preferred
Experience in Mammography QC and Upright Stereotatic Biopsy strongly Preferred
Bone Density Experience Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography Upon Hire Required
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Mammography Upon Hire Preferred
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Mammography with in 12 Months of hire Required
CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 30 Days of hire Required
Ability to produce high quality mammography with special views as directed by the radiologist, excellent verbal and writing skills, and ability to organize and analyze information.
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