Travel Mammography Technician

Salinas, California 93901

Category: Health Job Number: 11193

Job Description

  • Performs mammograms and bone density on a daily basis under facility approved policies and procedures and in accordance with Radiation Practice Standards, ACR, and MQSA.   
  • Completes  requested  radiographic  and  mammographic  examinations   with  a  high  level  of  technical  quality. Including but not limited to the following:
  • Patient identification (check patient wristband), name and medical record number, and proper film !.D., i.e.,
  • patient name, proper side markers, etc. Proper patient positioning
  • Proper exposure technique
  • Proper radiation protection techniques 

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Work requires knowledge normally acquired through the completion of a two-year Radiologic  
  • Technology training program approved by the AMA
  • Licensure:  Current  CRT (R) (M) and ARRT (R) registration. New hires or transfers have 12 months to       obtain ARRT (M)..
  • BLS/Healthcare Provider status as per American Heart Association standards.            
  • Experience:  One (1) year of experience as a licensed mammography technologist,  preferred.         ,
  • The ability to assist with patient injections and changing dressings requires the usc of fine motor I skills and precise hand/eye coordination.
  • Excellent interpersonal  skills in dealing with patients, public and co-workers.  
  • Work requires ability to communicate effectively about complex matters with others who have varying levels of comprehension and knowledge (written and oral).
  • Requires analytical abilities to determine priorities and judge information.
  • Ability to handle effectively with the stress of multiple priorities and patient anxieties.           ,
  • Essential Sensory Requirements:  Must be able to hear, see, verbally communicate, and have tactile sense.
  • Performance   Improvement:   Assumes active   role   in   the   department's   Continuous   Performance
  • Improvement  Program. Develops, implements and assesses Continuous  Performance  Improvement efforts as assigned.
  • Assist with MQSA as requested or required.
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