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Mammo Technologist - Part Time - Silverdale

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   5/3/2017
Job Title: 
Mammo Technologist - Part Time - Silverdale
Job Category:   Clinical:Patient Care Aide/Tech
Location:   Silverdale
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Mammo Technologist - Part Time - Silverdale** **Description** Harrison Medical Center has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** This job is responsible for operating mammography imaging equipment to perform, under the direction of a Radiologist, specialized screening and diagnostic examinations of the breast to safely and accurately capture specific images key to the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease. Work is performed in accordance with professional standards under scope of licensure and under strict safety protocols and regulatory requirements. Work includes: 1) preparing and operating radiographic equipment to produce high quality images for Radiologist evaluation, 2) explaining procedures to patients and positioning them correctly and effectively; and 3) performing quality assurance checks on imaging equipment to ensure it is in good working order. Throughout the whole process, mammography technologists use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff. Work requires knowledge of the standards, protocols, tools/equipment and regulatory requirements relating to mammography examination, including related radiation safety measures and protection techniques/devices to comply with regulatory requirements and to ensure safety of patient and staff. Some designated positions may also require knowledge of stereotactic/needle localization procedures. **Essential Duties:** + Prepares equipment for imaging tests in accordance with established standards, safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results; performs quality assurance checks to ensure all parameters are within appropriate limits and the diagnostic quality of the images produced. + Explains procedure(s) to patient in preparation for the examination to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation; ensures that all questions/concerns are addressed prior to beginning the exam; monitors and documents physiological condition of the patient prior to, and during, the procedure. + Operates imaging equipment to perform mammography screening/diagnostic protocols based on physicians’ orders and in accordance with professional imaging standards/protocols and regulatory requirements. + Maintains records and documentation as required by department protocols and licensure requirements. + Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served. **Additional Responsibilities:** Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Experience:** + Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology, and two years of related work experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities. Some designated positions may require successful completion of accredited coursework for stereotactic breast biopsy, or willingness to be trained on-the-job to perform this procedure. + A minimum of fifteen continuing education credit hours in a 36-month period specific to mammography is required, OR + Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position and that meets the qualifications of any required certification or licensure. **License/Certification:** + American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (M) (R) + Current State of Washington licensure as a Radiology Technologist – Certified. + Washington Society of Radiological Technologist (WSRT) recommended. + Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. **Job** Radiology/Imaging **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-SILVERDALE-HARRISON SILVERDALE **Daily Schedule** 7:00am to 4:00pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 64 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0110207
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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