Sanford Health Mammography Technologist (PRN) - Mammography in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Mammography Technologist (PRN) | Mammography | Fargo, ND

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Mammography PBB

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 10 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Operates mammography equipment and performs various mammography-related examinations to produce radiograph images for clinical screening and diagnostic purposes. Ensures accurate body positioning and provides mammograms to women under direct supervision. Implements radiation safety standards and relevant policies into imaging practices. Processes and evaluates the technical quality of images. Delivers care and support services to clients before, during, and after mammogram procedures (e.g. explaining procedures, answering inquires, etc.). Possesses a positive attitude, compassion, and an acceptance of diversity. Maintains records and updates history associated with mammography. Educates women the importance of mammography in preventing breast cancer. Demonstrates knowledge and an understanding of anatomy, pathology, physiology, and medical terminology. Maintains continuing education credits as necessary. Rural Sanford sites may expand job responsibilities based on the needs of the facility, to include, but not limited to: on-call rotation nights, weekends, and holidays. Perform diagnostic radiology procedures. Perform basic diagnostic radiology tasks and aware of general radiology protocols. May perform mobile imaging, EKG, cardiac monitor placement, and DEXA procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Communicates imaging results with radiologists (and/or patients), using professional judgment. Describes basic processes, procedures, and services of mammographic imaging. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Follows up with patients after mammographic imaging services and response to their inquiries. Generates high quality mammography exams adhering to requests by medical practitioners. Guides patients in scheduling appointments and laboratory tests according to established processes and policies. Listens and responds to safety inquiries from the patient and/or family. Maintains the quality of radiology services for radiation protection and patient safety. Monitors stock levels of medical equipment and restocks or orders as needed. Participates in establishing best practices for prevention of infection and disease. Performs routine disinfection and sterilization activities on medical instruments, devices, and equipment.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

Shifts of either 6:00am-4:30pm or 6:45am-5:30pm. Occasional Saturday shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required. Certified or obtain ARRT certification in Mammography within one year of hire. When applicable, maintenance of a valid drivers license and good driving record is required. Employees are held to the Sanford category driver's license policy and medical guidelines when applicable for job duties. If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (MIRT) Board of Examiners is required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required. Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required. Certified or obtain ARRT certification in Mammography within one year of hire. When applicable, maintenance of a valid drivers license and good driving record is required. Employees are held to the Sanford category driver's license policy and medical guidelines when applicable for job duties. If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (MIRT) Board of Examiners is required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required.

About Sanford Health:

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: req26474