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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Mammography Technologist I Certified- CPRH Mammography



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Job Description

  • Sign on Bonus – Up to $10,000!
    • Relocation Bonus (if moving from 50+ mi away)
    • Referral Bonuses (once hired)
    • Shift & Weekend Differentials available.
    • Benefits available from day 1 for qualified employees.
  • Performs routine and specialized diagnostic radiological procedures.
  • Conducts procedures for patients of all ages.
  • Utilizes independent judgment to adapt procedures for specific diagnostic outcomes.
  • Ensures the safety and comfort of patients during radiological examinations.
  • Operates radiological equipment to obtain high-quality images.
  • Collaborates with the radiology team to interpret and communicate results effectively.
  • Maintains accurate and detailed records of procedures and patient information.
  • Adheres to safety protocols and regulatory guidelines during radiological procedures.

Associate's Degree in In the field of Radiology required

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Work may occasionally require travel to other Carle. facilities
Basic reading, writing, oral English skillsAccountabilityMulticultural sensitivityCustomer/patient focusedBasic computer knowledgeCritical thinking skills using independent judgement in making decisionsAbility to respond appropriately to customer/co-workerInteraction with a wide variety of peopleMaintain confidential informationAbility to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal informationAbility to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor.

  • Clinical Excellence/Patient Care* Performs mammographic exams in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination within the guidelines, policies, procedures and standards of medical imaging to assigned patients of all ages. * Exhibits competency in performing mammographic procedures. * Knowledgeable about views required for each exam. * Uses proper compression * Obtains accurate histories and explains rationale for procedure to patients/families. * Enhances image quality through the use of appropriate exposure factors. * Identifies images with appropriate markers and patient identification * Positions for appropriate view, making patient as comfortable as possible * Performs patient education throughout exam * Protects patient privacy as much as possible * Completes a minimum of 200 mammography procedures/year * Maintains working knowledge of equipment in order to function in multiple areas of mammography * Competent in all screening/diagnostic mammographic procedures. * Reports equipment problems through appropriate channels * Maintains clean work area, checks and stocks all supplies in their specific area and verifies pertinent accessories assigned to that room * Performs daily, weekly and monthly QC/QA tests * Competent in DEXA procedures * Competent on Digital Mammography workstation * Promptly completes paper work and obtaining outside images to ensure timely turn-around in providing a report to the physician's office. * Promptly and accurately enters patient information into HIS system to ensure efficient patient throughput * Maintains and ensures a safe environment for patients and personnel and maintenance of the QA, QC programs. * Assumes personal responsibility for training fellow technologists/students * Shares knowledge and guides fellow technologist/students with proper department protocol and procedures. * Displays a professional attitude in the area toward fellow technologists/students, fostering mutual respect and creating a productive learning environment. * Completes work within assigned shift. * Uses time, supplies and other resources productively to promote responsive and cost-effective care of patients. * Uses slow time to improve area appearance and accept additional assignment such as checking mammo schedules.