1+ months

Mammographer

Stormont Vail Health
Topeka, KS 66625
**Summary** :









Operates radiologic equipment and performs mammography procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease by performing the following duties.

















**Essential Duties and Responsibilities** include the following. Other duties may be assigned.













+ Prepares and positions patient for diagnostic imaging procedures.



+ Adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician.



+ Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.



+ Moves imaging equipment into specified position, determines exposure factors on basis of height, weight, portion of body involved, and degree of penetration required, and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy.



+ Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.



+ Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgement, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.



+ Assists radiologist in examinations.



+ Processes images and reviews for proper identification and quality control.



+ Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician.



+ Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed.



+ Able to operate mobile radiologic equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside when cross-covering in diagnostic imaging.



+ Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.



+ Performs office work including, but not limited to, answering phone, filing, obtaining information from computer, and ordering departmental supplies.











**Mammography:**













+ Performs screening and diagnostic mammography on women and men in accordance with the American Cancer Society guidelines.



+ Critiques clinical images using independent judgement for proper positioning and technique.



+ Patient education, scheduling and screening calls for mammograms, obtaining outside films for comparison, monitoring of patient rooms for supplies and stocking.



































**Qualifications:**









To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

















**Education/Experience:**









Graduate of a two-year ARRT training program required.









Mammography two years mammography experience desired. 1) have qualified, prior to final regulations, as a radiologic technologist under FDA 900.12(a)(2) interim regulations; **or** 2) 40 hours of documented training in topics specific to mammography, FDA 900.12(a)(2)(ii), **and** 3) 15 CEU credits specific to mammography in the last 36 month period, according to FDA 900.12(a)(2)(iii) and (iv).

















**Certificates and Licenses:**









ARRT (R) Certified; ARRT (R)(M) highly desirable; Current CPR certification. Must have current Kansas license or temporary license if license is pending.

















**Supervisory Responsibilities** :









This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-02-08

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