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Kadlec Mammography Technologist in Richland, Washington

Description:

Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Mammography Technologist to join our growing Mammography team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: On Call, 0.0, Variable Shift

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program

  • Associate Degree in Medical Imaging from an accredited educational institution

  • Current WA State Radiologic Technologist Licensure

  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and licensed in Radiology (R)

  • Licensed through the ARRT in Mammography (M) within one year from date of hire into the position

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year Mammography experience as an ARRT registered technologist

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Mammography Technologist you will provide Radiologic care to patients for the purpose of diagnosis of bone density (DEXA) and breast disorders (Mammography); Assists physician as required; and performs related work as assigned.

  • Embrace Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.

  • Operate dedicated Mammographic and radiographic equipment to produce quality images.

  • Perform Mammographic procedures according to physician requests.

  • Assist Radiologist with needle localization procedures, stereotactic procedures.

  • Consult with Radiologist as needed regarding appropriateness of examination.

  • Assist physicians in locating patient images.

  • File images in assigned jackets and in numerical order.

  • Answer telephone and follows through as necessary.

  • Release files as needed following proper protocol and maintains the record of such film loans within the RIS.

  • Assist with patient scheduling as required.

  • Greet patient pleasantly, confirms identification and explains examination procedure to the patient.

  • Monitor patient condition and reports changes to appropriate personnel.

  • Perform examination while preserving patient's modesty and dignity; demonstrates sensitivity to the patient.

  • Position patients following department guidelines.

  • Adhere to all radiation safety precautions and aseptic techniques following department policies and procedures.

  • Process and assesses images for interpretation.

  • Complete all quality control activities as outlined in the Master Plan; i.e., daily, weekly, quarterly and annually; and completes all appropriate documentation.

  • Perform clerical duties as required.

  • Maintain work area in neat and orderly condition.

  • Perform DEXA bone density exams as assigned.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Mammography.

  • Transport sealed, pre-packaged procedure trays that contain sharps and non-narcotic medications for the purpose of stocking rooms in the department (example - Lumbar puncture tray).

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://kadlec.jobs/benefits-information/

Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 286285

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