Catholic Health Initiatives Mammo Technologist - Womens Center (Days) Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Mammo Technologist - Womens Center (Days) Full Time

Description

BaylorSt. Luke’s Medical Center

A

quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a

world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962

by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in

Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The

first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for

Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the

award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding

community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult

and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital

holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and

affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and

Prairie View A&M University.

PositionSummary

Operates specialized mammography, stereotactic biopsy and bone

densitometry equipment, Performs direct patient care and Performs a variety of

technical procedures to produce images for diagnosis of breast diseases and

osteoporosis evaluation

Qualifications

Educationand Licensure Required:

Associates

Degree

Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

(ARRT) in Radiography(R) an Mammography(M); must maintain current

Certified by the Texas Department of Health as Certified Medical

Radiologic Technologist – MRT; must maintain current

CPR/BLS certification

MinimumExperience:

One (1) year of experience as a radiologic technologist

PositionResponsibilities:

1.Selects and modifies positioning of patients and Performs

mammographic, stereotactic biopsy, breast pathology localizations and bone

density procedures

  1. Performs patient education with mammography patients

  2. Performs mandatory quality control of radiographic

equipment, screens and processing for strict ACR, MQSA and state regulations.

Performs daily cleaning of equipment and all necessary information is

documented and takes appropriate action. Repeat/reject image analysis is

maintained on a daily basis

  1. Directly Assists the radiologist with all invasive

procedures, documents procedures and renders first aid to patient if needed.

Maintains report correlation of biopsy with pathology reports

  1. Coordinates with the O.R., central scheduling, physicians

or office staff for effective scheduling of the invasive breast procedures.

  1. Keeps a par level of supplies stocked and available in

the mammography rooms. Orders new supplies as needed

  1. Assists with the training of newly hired personnel and

clinical training of students

  1. Assists in sending all required reports to physicians and

patients

Job Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0115737