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Texas Health Resources LEAD MAMMOGRAPHER in Plano, Texas

RAD MAMMOGRAPHER LEAD – Great Benefits

(Sign on Bonus $5k for Eligible New Hires)

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified RAD MAMMOGRAPHER like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Plano

  • Work hours: Full Time – Monday-Friday 1st Shift (Calls on Saturday Required on Rotational Basis)

  • Rotating holidays

  • Salary range: $34.31 - $47.33 per hour (based on relevant experience)

  • $5k sign on bonus for eligible new hires

At Texas Health Plano we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

  • Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Required

  • Associate degree Preferred

  • Other -meet the mammography requirements as stated in Federal Register for MQSA in Final Rules, Part 900 preferred

  • 2 Year clinical experience in mammography Preferred

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography Upon Hire Required

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Mammography Upon Hire Preferred Or ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Mammography 12 Months Required

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

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly

Position Responsibilities Texas Health Plano Mammographer will produce high quality mammography with special views as directed by the radiologist, excellent verbal and writing skills, and ability to organize and analyze information.

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Mammographer will:

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

  • Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam

  • Position’s patient to correct anatomical area of interest

  • Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

  • Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

  • Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

  • Maintains attention to details

  • Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments, or repeat procedures as needed

  • Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS

  • Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  • Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

Patient Care

  • Performs mammograms and bone density exams

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

  • Possesses standard and advanced positioning skills.

  • Performs quality 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, use multidisciplinary, team-oriented actions

  • Prepares room for examination (i.e., suction, oxygen, supplies) Check’s physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

  • Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

  • Obtains patient history

  • Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

  • Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

  • Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

  • Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  • Adjusts technical factors

  • Operates, cares for, and maintains equipment

  • Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

  • Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, tabletops, floors)

  • Stocks supplies daily

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

  • Productive during periods of decreased workflow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  • Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

  • Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner Identifies, troubleshoots, and initiates quality improvement

  • Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  • Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

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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