OVERVIEW OF POSITION:
Responsible for performing diagnostic medical mammogram examinations not requiring constant supervision on technical details with a comprehensive knowledge of mammography positioning. Assumes responsibilities for designated areas or procedures as required.
Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate HealthCare Partners’ (HCP) commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.
Applies comprehensive knowledge of all techniques and mammography positioning procedures in producing diagnostic mammograms.
Maintains quality assurance protocol as required by the state and American College of Radiology.
Explains procedures to patients and checks for understanding.
Ensures that patient’s needs for privacy and confidentiality are met and that patient is physically covered whenever possible.
Assist the Radiologist during special procedures (e.g., breast needle localization).
Maintains a sterile and safe environment for patients and staff according to department and company policies.
Assists in the development of new procedures and techniques as required.
Performs general office duties including the coordination of daily mammogram schedule.
Orders supplies as needed.
Ensures that the delivery of services reflects efficient and effective use of supplies and appropriate utilization of resources.
Consistently demonstrates knowledge of infection control standards.
Consistently uses and reinforces proper body mechanics and appropriate personal protection equipment.
Self-identifies potentially unsafe system, processes and/or situations, and reports them using the appropriate forms.
Attends and participates in educational programs and shares knowledge with peers.
Adheres to Universal Precautions at all times.
Adheres to safety policies and procedures at all times.
Uses, protects, and discloses HCP patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
1 or 2 years of post-high school education or a degree from a two-year college.
Current CRT and ARRT certification.
Graduate of AMA-approved school of Radiology Technology.
Documentation of continuing mammogram training.
MMO certified preferred.
Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience.
MMO Q.A. experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers.
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