Texas Oncology is looking for an Part-time Mammography Tech to join our team! This position will support the Amarillo location . Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us?
Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
What does the Mammography Tech do?
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: The 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: The ideal candidate for the PRN Mammography Tech will have the following background and experience:
Graduate of an accredited School of Radiology and/or School of Mammography (MQSA).
Current Certification in Radiology from ARRT Required, and Current Certification in Mammography through ARRT Preferred " .