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Mammography Technologist | Elkhart General Hospital | Breast Center

Beacon Health Systems
Elkhart, IN 46516
  • Job Code

    • Reports to Supv/Executive Director. Operates basic mammography equipment and uses ionizing radiation to make quality mammography radiographs. Performs medical x-rays on clients, as directed by physicians, according to established Breast Care Center (BCC) policies and procedures. Assists the Radiologist, as needed, during breast examination and breast lesion localization and biopsies. Contributes to a complete clinical history on each client. Participates in educational programs for the community.
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of Some College or Vocational Training. ARRT (R)/Indiana State Board ARRT (M) is required. Up to 1 year experience is required. One year minimum as a staff Radiographer and one to two years experience in Mammography preferred. Must have valid 'General Certification' from Indiana State Board of Health.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Proper patient mobilization is needed to obtain quality images.
      • Accurately positions of patients and equipment for each view required for exams.
      • Calculates correct exposure factors keeping patient dose to a minimum.
      • Knowledge of contrast media and reactions and drugs necessary to counteract.
      • Safely operates all Mammography/Diagnostic equipment, including computer system, and mammographic equipment.
      • Practices aseptic technique.
      • Adepts knowledge of human anatomy essential in the production of quality images for accurate diagnosis with special emphasis on breast imaging.
      • Team player.
      • Must be able to empathize with the mental/emotional stress of those patients having mammograms.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a hospital office and patient care environment.
    • Physical Demands
      • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping, walking, standing throughout the normal shift.
      • May require an awkward or straining position for short periods of time in lifting or handling heavy objects.
      • Required to stand for duration of shift.

Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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