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Radiologic Technologist/Mammographer

Radiologic Technologist/Mammographer

location1601 Washington St, Walpole, MA 02081, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/22/2023
Full Time

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

Radiology

All Locations:

1601 Washington Street, East Boston

Description:

$10,000 sign-on bonus for new full-time Rad/Mammo Techs! (prorated for part-time and per diem employees).

The Rad Tech/Mammographer is expected to produce high quality Radiographic and Mammographic images under the guidance of the Radiology Supervisor. These films shall be accomplished within the positioning guidelines of the department and following all accepted radiation safety procedures. The Rad Tech/Mammographer will also take part in Quality Improvement and Quality Control activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs Diagnostic Mammography Tech/X-Ray examination following department protocol and utilizing technical factors to ensure the highest quality result within ACR guidelines.
  • Produces copies of Radiographic & Mammographic images as needed, of film or CD.
  • Follows Radiation safety procedures on all exams keeping them ALARA.
  • Appropriately utilizes shields to reduce exposure to patient.
  • Sets technical factors to reduce patient exposure and produce high quality images.
  • Performs Quality Control and Quality Assurance testing on the Mammography unit as mandated by the state of Massachusetts and ACR.
  • GE Essential daily, weekly, & monthly QC, as applicable:
  • Viewbox cleaning
  • Phantom Testing
  • Compression test
  • Rotate and cover shifts as department and patient care needs change.
  • Interacts with patients and other staff in a manner that reflects respect of the needs and concerns of the individual.
  • Assists in Clerical duties including but not limited to patient data input, scheduling patients, updating as needed, preparing exams for reading and filling. Also, participate in maintaining a current Mammography Tracking system.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reads, understands and complies with all Standards of Conduct, JCAHO policies and all laws related to position responsibilities and employment at EBNHC.
  • Upholds procedures and systems to safeguard the confidentiality of all patient and employee information.
  • Upholds safety policies, practices, and procedures including safety, fire safety, electrical safety, proper body mechanics and material handling, office/ergonomic safety and other employee safety measures.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Education:

  • Graduate of the AMA Approved Radiologic Technology training Program. 
  • Associates Degree is strongly desired.
  • ARRT and State of Massachusetts registered in good standing, both in Radiography and Mammography.
  • Certification and clinical experience in Mammography.
  • CPR Certified and ability to maintain on an annual basis.

Experience:

  • 1 – 3 years of experience in a high volume environment performing diagnostic radiographic examination including 1 year performing Mammography.
  • Good working knowledge in the field of Radiology/Mammography.
  • Ability to assimilate changes in technical Radiographic settings.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team player, Flexible
  • Ability to make decisions in high volume environment.

Benefits:

  • MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION COVERAGE
  • LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE
  • 401(K) RETIREMENT PLAN
  • TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
  • FLEXIBLE SPENDING AND TRANSPORTATION ACCOUNTS
  • PAID HOLIDAYS, VACATIONS, SICK, AND PERSONAL TIME
  • GENEROUS STAFF DEVELOPMENT BENEFIT
  • EXCELLENT MALPRACTICE COVERAGE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • AND MUCH MORE

For the 8th time, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe! This award recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best — their employees