Mammography Tech (Imaging)
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and
ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission
is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of
every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining
example of what's possible when the brightest professionals
dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare
industry, and in people's lives.
The Mammography Technologist must be flexible with work hours to
meet department needs. Must be dependable, accountable and
cooperative. Assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to
the patient by performing all exams provided by the department
according to department procedures. Has the knowledge and ability
to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study.
Responsible for performing a wide variety of technical procedures
requiring independent judgement, ingenuity and initiative in the
utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of
diseases. Able to independently perform job functions. Sets up the
equipment to provide imaging service and positions patient for the
procedure. Must maintain minimum FDA/MQSA requirements for
continuing education, experience and equipment.
Required Minimum Education: Graduate of AMA approved School of
Radiology Technology; currently ARRT registered.
Required Minimum Certification: ARRT-R and ARRT-M; Basic Life
Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association
(AHA) is required.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum one (1) year experience as a
Rad Tech; prefer one (1) year experience in Mammography.
Required Minimum Skills: Must exhibit excellent communication
skills because this position requires frequent verbal and written
communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental
staff and nursing staff. The employee obtains, presents and
discusses clinical information regarding job responsibilities on a
routine basis. Candidate must be able to explain or give directions
to maintain goodwill, and obtain cooperation with all contacts.
Must possess the ability to function independently and under
pressure while still actively participating in a team environment.
Position requires the employee to exhibit excellent customer
service skills at all times. Must be able to perform effectively in
a stressful and fast paced work environment. Must have the ability
to prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the
capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must
have excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact
professionally with a variety of "customers", including
but not limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and
physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to
function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team
member with various work teams associated with the position. Must
be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as
well as the
established practices, protocols and procedures of the position,
department and applicable professional standards. Competent in all
aspects of Mammography, patient positioning, exposure factors and
radiation protection. Must have an understanding of anatomy and
pathology as to how they affect the quality of a procedure.
Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Mammography Tech (Imaging), Healthcare , Hiram, Georgia
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