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Mammographer Multi Skill

  • Job ID: 192839722
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 12 hr shift 3 days/week some weekend at times
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: WhitefordRoadImaging
  • Location: 2860 Whiteford Road, York PA 17402
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.66 to $37.36 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring a Mammographer Multi Skill, position is located at Whiteford Rd location, hours include: 12 hr shifts, 3 days/week, some weekend at times.

UPMC is currently offering a Sign-On Bonus:

$6000 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. 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 Technologists Breast sonography and/or bone densitometry certification required CPR or BLS Required Act 33, 34, 73 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

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