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Mammography Technologist - Springfield HealthPlex - PRN Days

Healthplex Franconia Springfield 600201 Part Time 6355 Walker Lane, Alexandria, VA, 22310, US

Job Description

Administers sound patient care practices according to hospital and department policies and procedures, to ensure the safety of the patients. Completes ancillary tasks to ensure efficient and consistent departmental operations. Demonstrates radiation protection/safety for patients, staff, and self as outlined in department protocols and regulatory guidelines, to ensure the safety of the patients and staff. Maintains equipment, exam rooms, and work areas in a neat and safe condition, to ensure the safety of the patients and employees. Provides clinical services according to radiology practice standards and acts as a resource to radiology students and other technologists, to ensure optimal department functions.

Job Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of radiologic principles/theory, anatomy and pathology processes by utilizing the most appropriate techniques and/or positioning for optimal examinations.
  • Communicates effectively with patients to obtain clinical history/informed consent from patient charts to assist the physician in optimizing the performance/interpretation of examinations.
  • Assists the physician in performing a variety of examinations by using standard department protocols, isolation precautions and/or sterile technique.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize clinical and/or emergent problems that may interfere with exams and takes appropriate action to resolve them while producing the most desirable outcomes.
  • Participates in department/hospital performance improvement initiatives, in-services, meetings and community programs.

Additional Requirements:

  • Work Schedule: PRN
  • Experience 1 year experience as a Radiologic Technologist in a hospital /healthcare environment
  • Education Graduate of accredited school/program of radiography. 
  • Certification ARRT as a certified radiologic Technologist; BLS: Must obtain advanced ARRT certification in Mammography within one year of hire into Mammography position.
  • Licensure Must be licensed as required by the state of employment if employed at an INOVA free standing Imaging Center not affiliated with one of the INOVA Hospitals Special Skills