Texas Health Resources RAD Mammographer in Dallas, Texas
PRN RAD Mammographer
Radiology Breast Center department is looking for a PRN Mammographer. Is that you?
Work location: Texas Health Dallas Margot Perot Building, 8160 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231
Work hours: PRN/as Needed weekdays and some occasional weekends
Radiology Breast Center Department highlights:
One of THR’s largest ACR Breast Centers of Excellence
Our team on highly experienced mammographers average 13 years with THD
The THD Breast Center was the first in North Texas to commercially offer 3D Tomosynthesis imaging.
Fast-Paced, high-volume department averaging 125 patients/day
Part of a robust Breast Care Program Accredited by the ACR, NAPBC and COC
Ranked 90 th Percentile in Patient Satisfaction for Overall Care since 2017.
Here’s What You Need
Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology required or
Associate Degree preferred
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
QC Mammographer experience required
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 required and
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required
What You Will Do
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.
Additional perks of being a Texas Health PRN RAD Mammographer
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.
Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.
Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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