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Lead Mammographer - UPMC Hanover

  • Job ID: 738393358
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating days / Weekends / Holidays
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hanover
  • Department: Mammography
  • Location: 300 Highland Avenue, Hanover PA 17331
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $29.78 to $43.72 / 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.
This position will work rotating day time hours, weekends and holidays.

$6,000 sign on bonus with a 2 year commitment for new hires.


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, 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.
  • If required by this department, must demonstrate proper technique in venipuncture; demonstrates proper use of power injectors according to set protocols set by department and/or manufacturer.
  • May be required to administer PO, and IV contrast per physician orders/department policy and assess patients for potential risk factors prior to the administration of the contrast media required for the imaging procedure.

 

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 TechnologistsBreast sonography and/or bone densitometry certification required within 12 months of hireCPR or BLS RequiredCPR 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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