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Mammography Technologist

Company: Solis Mammography/ Washington Radiology
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Mammography Technologist, under direct supervision, performs specialized examinations of the breast to help in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in women patients for our client facilities. Mammography Technologist may perform screening exams or diagnostic exams.LOCATION: Denver, COSHIFT: PRN/AS NEEDED (Office hours are 6:30am - 5pm) 8 or 10 hour shiftsRESULTS MEASURED BY THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES:Understands, promotes and demonstrates the Solis WayAbility to effectively communicate to patients the procedures and educate women about the role of regular mammography in preventative breast health;Ability to effectively communicate on an individual and small group basis to doctors, patients, and other employees;Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and sometimes complicated, written or oral instructions;Must maintain patient-first focus at all times and exhibit outstanding customer service skills;Consistently practice excellent mammography positioning and exposure technique; Performs other work-related duties as assigned.The Mammography Technologist is expected to practice safe procedures and adheres to radiation safety measures under the supervision of the Radiology supervisor or the Radiologist. Specific duties may include but are not limited to:Complete patient education regarding the examPromote privacy for the patientPromote comfort for the patientPerform diagnostic or screening mammogram as orderedPrepares for and assists the Radiologist in the completion of intricate mammography examinations, including breast biopsies.Produce high-quality films for the radiologist to evaluateComplete appropriate documentationPerform quality control functions related to mammographyAssist in the compilation and maintenance of statistical dataFollow infection control and safety guidelinesSKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Completion of a two year approved School of Radiologic TechnologyExperience: One-year full-time experience as a Mammography Technologist with documentation of clinical experience and 3D requiredLicensure: Valid state radiology registration as required by state lawCertification: Registry by the American Registry of Radiologic TechnologyCurrent CPR/BLS CertificationContinuing Education: MQSA/FDA- 15 CEU's every 3 years, 200-documented case numbers every 2 years.Knowledge of database software, eRad, Sectra RIS/PACS software is preferred;Needs to be able to stand for long periods of time;Experience with diagnostic procedures such as ultrasound core and stereotactic biopsies is preferred;Ability to read, write, and comprehend medical terminology;Ability to stand for long periods of time;Prior quality control experience preferredHourly Rate: $40.00 to $44.00 commensurate with experienceSolis offers a comprehensive benefits plan including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, HSA, flex spending, life, and disability, as well as PTO and holidays.

Keywords: Solis Mammography/ Washington Radiology, Denver , Mammography Technologist, Healthcare , Denver, Colorado

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