Radiologic Technologist Job In Belle Glade, Florida
Mammography Technologist ARRT (Days) - Lakeside Medical CenterNext Steps... Apply Now
General Statement of Job
This position operates mammographic equipment and performs a variety of mammography procedures to assist the doctor in the diagnosis of patients’ health problems or patient injuries. The employee provides direct and indirect patient care to ensure successful completion of their imaging procedures.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares rooms for mammography exams.
Performs a variety of mammography procedures including outpatient, emergency, and inpatient mammography exams.
Ensures that diagnostic quality mammograms are accurately produced according to established protocols. Selects appropriate exposure factors and positioning techniques. Adjusts techniques for optimum mammogram and the lowest dose achievable.
Follows radiation safety techniques to conform to ALARA.
Sets up and maintains sterile fields while performing mammography biopsy procedures.
Performs needle localizations and bone densitometry.
Performs and documents quality control measures on a daily, weekly, monthly, and annual basis. Implements corrective action if required.
Maneuvers patients into the correct position for mammography procedures. Uses and adjusts immobilization and supportive devices to ensure patient safety, precise positioning and to minimize patient discomfort.
Ensures all documentation is accurate prior to the start of a procedure. Physician’s orders are checked to confirm the exam ordered matches exam to be performed.
Verifies patient ID per hospital’s policies and procedures.
Performs various clerical duties within the Radiology Department.
Maintains all logs and tracking documentation related to mammography.
Ensures that all patient data and required technical data are entered accurately into computer system.
Inputs patient charges accurately.
Prints films and burn CD’s as needed.
Transports patients as needed to and from their units to the Mammography room.
Maintains inventory of supplies. Informs supervisor of needed supplies as necessary in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures
Uses equipment safely and as directed by policies and instruction. Reports any identified equipment breakdown or malfunction to the Manager of Radiology. Maintains cleanliness of equipment after use.
Follows and adheres to all aspects of the hospital’s Code of Conduct.
Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural.
Associate’s Degree required.
Two (2) years experience in mammography preferred.
CPR Certification preferred.
Licensed in the State of Florida as a Radiographer.
ARRT registered as a Mammographer.
The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.
Dedicated to the Health of the Community The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established in 1988 as a special taxing district that is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees. The Health Care District's mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, adult and pediatric services at the four C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, a pharmacy operation, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and its acute care hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in rural western Palm Beach County.