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Lead Mammographer

Description

Are you looking for a meaningful career with endless opportunities?

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is hiring a Lead Mammographer to join out team at UPMC's Hillman Cancer Center!  This position will work rotating daylight hours with some Saturdays required.

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you!


Purpose:
In addition to performing imaging procedures at an advanced level, coordinates workflow, assists with projects and coordinates educational activities. Functions as a working technologist and distributes workload to ensure efficient operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates daily workflow and schedule of the department while maintaining staffing levels based on, but not limited to, call offs, vacations, patient volumes, and training needs.
  • Performs duties in alignment with Mammographer Multi-skilled, or Mammography Specialist.
  • Monitors supply utilization, ordering and restocking as needed and required.
  • Serves as a mentor and leader for others encouraging a Culture Of Service Excellence.
  • Utilizing system promoted leadership tools, deals with conflict and sensitive situations.
  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of mammography candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.
  • Serves as a resource individual and coordinates operational activities in the breast imaging center in conjunction with or in the absence of direct supervision to promote teamwork and achievement of departmental goals
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment, monitoring and evaluating quality control tests ensuring equipment compliance to ACR/FDA/MQSA regulations.
  • Leads orientation and training for new hires, students and other medical personnel; ensures competencies are completed in the required time frame. 
  • Responsible for offering remediation with Mammographers when necessary.

Qualifications

  • 3 years clinical experience as a registered mammography technologist with additional competencies in specialized imaging procedures.  
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients in sensitive situations explaining procedures, providing instruction and providing comfort and support.  
  • Analytical ability necessary to operate complex equipment, optimize image quality and minimize patient exposure to ionizing radiation.  
  • Advanced skills and competency required to fulfill duties and responsibilities of invasive breast imaging procedures, breast sonography and/or bone densitometry. 
  • Certification for breast sonography and/or bone densitometry. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sterile technique and operation of complex equipment.  
  • Maintain active 15 mammography credits every 3 years as defined by the Mammography Quality Standard Act.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • American Registry Radiologic Technologists
  • Breast sonography and/or bone densitometry certification required within 12 months of hire
  • CPR or BLS Required
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • ARRT Certificate
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct