Catholic Health Initiatives Mammo Technologist in HOUSTON, Texas
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.
Selects and modifies positioning of patients and Performs mammographic, stereotactic biopsy, breast pathology localizations and bone density procedures
Performs patient education with mammography patients
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
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
Coordinates with the O.R., central scheduling, physicians or office staff for effective scheduling of the invasive breast procedures.
Keeps a par level of supplies stocked and available in the mammography rooms. Orders new supplies as needed
Assists with the training of newly hired personnel and clinical training of students
Assists in sending all required reports to physicians and patients.
Education and Licensure
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
- One (1) year of experience as a radiologic technologist
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills
Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, physicians, visitors and other hospital personnel.
Good written and oral communication skills
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule 1
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0142972