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Mammographer

  • Job ID: 862984973
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift:
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Mammography PHH
  • Location: 2015 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg PA 17050
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.66 to $37.36 / hour

Description

UPMC is excited to offer a sign-on bonus for Mammographers $6,000 for a two year commitment.

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.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform correlative breast examinations and document scars, moles and pertinent findings. Provide individualized breast self-examination instruction and discuss the importance for the need to have a clinical breast examination performed by a qualified health care provider annually.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data. Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • Possesses strong skill with radioactive material safety.
  • 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.
  • Prepare patient for mammography procedure and tend to the physical safety and comfort of the patient. Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient?s fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Assist with the following Invasive Breast Imaging Procedures: ultrasound and stereo tactic guided needle biopsy, clip placement, ductogram, and wire localization, radioactive see localization and sentinel node injection procedures.
  • 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.
  • Completion of approved Mammography Training Course that fulfills the requirements set forth by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) in preparation for Mammography certification board examination.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
American Registry Radiologic TechnologistsMust obtain Mammography registration within 12 months of hire dateCPR or BLS Required CPR 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)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct