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Job Description

Job Title: Mammographer Multi Skill
Job ID: 910670284
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
Department: Mammography PHH
Location: 4518 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg PA 17111

Description

Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes. Rotates between two or more specialties.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform and analyze bone density measurements utilizing bone densitometer and prepare test results for physician interpretation.
  • Perform correlative breast examinations and document scars, moles and pertinent findings. Discuss the importance for the need to have a clinical breast examination performed by a qualified health care provider annually.
  • Perform mammography procedures in a technically proficient manner including proper application of breast compression, positioning and a variety of special mammography views to maximize the diagnostic quality of the examination.
  • Performs breast ultrasounds per direction of the radiologist and documents findings for the purpose of making a diagnosis.
  • Prepare patient for mammography, ultrasound, or bone densitometry procedure and tend to the physical safety and comfort of the patient. Instruct patients, explaining procedures, to allay their anxiety and solicit cooperation.
  • Performs equipment quality control procedures utilizing radioactive sources and evaluates results to assure equipment performance is within acceptable standards.

Qualifications

Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology. Minimum of two years clinical experience as a registered mammography technologist with additional competencies in specialized imaging procedures. When rotating between two or more specialties, must hold registry in each specialty. Must have obtained a performance review rating of strong/solid/good on most recent performance review to be eligible for promotion. A minimum of 15% of the Mammographers time must be spent in the area of the secondary specialty. Maintain active 15 mammography credits every 3 years as defined by the Mammography Quality Standard Act.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
American Registry Radiologic TechnologistsBreast sonography and/or bone densitometry certification requiredCPR or BLS RequiredAct 33, 34, 73CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • ARRT Certificate
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Certified Mammography (M)(ARRT)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $24.36 to $36.90 / hour

    Union Position: No

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