Overview: SCOPE: Under direct supervision, performs mammography exams, screening and diagnostic studies, and needle localizations. Ensures technical quality of procedures and maintains knowledge of quality control and OSHA guidelines. Operates within standard procedures and pre-established guidelines to complete tasks. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs routine digital mammography procedures as ordered. Computes and selects proper technical factors based on patient size, physical condition and suspected pathology.
Prepares each patient for examination by confirming patients history and explaining the exam process. Communicates patient details and areas of concern to physicians and others as appropriate. Enters exam details and charge information into computer. Maintains supplies for diagnostic procedures.
Ensures films and records are properly completed with relevant patient identification data and film labeling requirements.
Prepares, adjusts, and cleans equipment, patient exam area and dark room. Checks equipment to ensure it is in proper working condition and notifies technicians when repairs are needed.
Follows all safety standards and ensures the physical comfort and safety of patients during procedures. Provides the proper protective gear such, as the radiation badge monitors, to individuals in the exam area.
Other duties as requested or assigned.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited School of Radiology and/or School of Mammography (MQSA). Current: CPR certificate or American Registry of Radiology Technologist required. Ultrasound and DEXA experience preferred or willing to train. COVID-19 vaccination is required. We will consider accommodations for disability and religious based reasons.
Uses Technical and Functional Experience: Possesses up to date knowledge of the profession and industry; is regarded a san expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate.
Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change; shows resilience inn the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates flexibility.
Uses Sound Judgment: Makes timely, cost effective and sound decisions; makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty.
Shows Work Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works efficiently to achieve them.
Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluated products, processes, and service against those standards; manages quality; improves efficiencies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites.