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Mammography Technologist - Full Time Float Pool (North/East Tier)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Stroudsburg
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Mammography Technologist performs diagnostic mammographic and stereotactic (if site applicable) examinations on patients based on department procedures and under direction of Department Section Chief, Site Manager and Network Director of Women's Imaging. The position will require a significant degree of judgment in the performance of assigned duties.

  • Responsible for the successful technical continuity of care for patients during mammography and/or stereotactic procedures.
  • Communicates to radiologists/surgeons clinical observations made during mammographic/ stereotactic examinations. - Presents clinical history as recorded on appropriate documentation to radiologist/surgeon.
  • Assists with breast localizations performed using mammography guidance.
  • Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of the RIS/HIS/ and the mammography reader system appropriate to their job responsibilities.
  • Assists in gathering and recording QA data for the Radiology Quality Assurance/ Performance Improvement Program.
  • Assures that Quality Control is completed on equipment.
  • Teaches and trains students in their specified technology, if site applicable.
  • Maintains ACR mammography quality assurance criteria.
  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in-services and/or continuing education programs.
  • Provides educational information to the patient regarding their examination.
    Frequent use of fingers and hands for positioning, operating equipment and in charting information. - Pushing, pulling and lifting of body parts and objects of up to 30 pounds. - Walking and standing for up to 6 hours per day at increments of 30 minutes. - Sitting for up to 2 hours per day in 15 minute increments. - Often lifts arms above shoulder level. - Occasional stooping, bending and crouching. - Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. - Seeing as it relates to normal vision.
    Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or ARRT registered, or ARRT registry eligible. ARRT registered in Mammography preferred. - ARRT registered in Mammography required within 1 year of hire date. NJ staff must be registered before date of hire.
    Minimum of 1-year staff technologist preferred. - At least 1-year experience in mammography preferred. - History of computer usage experience required. - Continuing education a must on an ongoing basis to assure quality studies. - Current CPR certification required.Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Mammography Technologist - Full Time Float Pool (North/East Tier), Healthcare , Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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