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Mammography Tech II

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Be valued. Be rewarded. Belong. At Emory Healthcare.Join the only health system in Georgia with five Magnet-designated organizations four hospitals and the first ambulatory care facility in Georgia and the rest on the Magnet journey. We'll fuel your professional journey with:Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement ProgramsFamily-focused benefitsWellness incentivesOngoing mentorship and leadership programsAnd moreOur Mammography team is leading the way in shaping the future of health care. We unite to improve lives through innovation, compassion, and an unwavering commitment to achieving unparalleled excellence in patient care.Description:Shift: All Shifts, Holiday and Weekend Rotations RequiredLocation: All LocationsJOB DESCRIPTION:Under general supervision, evaluates and implements the care of adult and geriatric patients undergoing mammography and breast related invasive procedures.Assesses assigned patients needs by reviewing the radiology request, the patient's medical history, admitting diagnosis, and physician's orders.Assesses the patient's physical needs, evaluates diagnostic data, and interviews the patient and family.Prioritizes imaging needs for an assigned group of patients. Collaborates with other members of the health team to determine patient care priorities.Assists in identifying complex patient problems related to symptoms, behavioral changes, and abnormal diagnostic data.Evaluates patient's response of procedural care delivery. Practices radiation protection techniques.Takes precautions to minimize patient and staff exposure to x-radiation. Notifies supervisor of safety issues as they occur.Assures continuity and quality of care through effective decision-making and continuous patient assessment.Anticipates potential patient crisis through continual evaluation of patient care. Assists with appropriate care interventions for identified patient problems.Utilized standards of care and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the radiologic procedure.Involves the patient and or significant others in the radiologic process. Assists with teaching patient and family education.Provides teaching plans to patients and family based on identified needs. Communicates effectively with patients, family, and all members of the health care team.Documents procedural elements and all aspects of patient care as required by established departmental procedures.Formulates goals for professional growth. Identifies patient advocacy opportunities. Complies with established policies and procedures.Participates in continuous performance improvement data collection and research activities. Acts as a resource for less experienced staff.Teaches students or visiting technologists breast pathology, techniques, positioning, and special views of the breast, and in the use of mammography equipment, etc.Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff. Participates in unit orientation of new staff. Uses outcomes of research in practice. Collects data as delegated.May serve as a departmental representative.Participates as needed in the following: continuing performance improvement (P) committees, education committees, Fire Marshall, etc.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology and registered with the ARRT.They must have a minimum of two (2) years experience with one (1) year in Mammography.Advanced certification in Mammography is required.Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.by Jobble

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