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Mammographer

  • Job ID: 147212949
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Includes Saturdays as scheduled
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle
  • Department: Mammography
  • Location: 361 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle PA 17015
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $26.50 to $38.48 / hour

Description

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.

$3,600 sign on bonus with a 2 year commitment for new hires.

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
  • 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

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

  • 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

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more

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