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Lead Mammographer

  • Job ID: 179317762
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Jameson
  • Department: Nesbitt-Diagnostics
  • Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.83 to $35.99 / hour

Description

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:
  • Oversees daily operations at UPMC Jameson Magee Womens Center
  • 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, deal 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
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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