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Mammography Technologist II- Breast Health Network

Company: OU Medical Center
Location: Edmond
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title:Mammography Technologist II- Breast Health NetworkDepartment:BHN-EdmondJob Description:General Description: Under general to limited supervision and direction, this intermediate-level position is able to accept independent clinical and non-clinical duty assignments as necessary to deliver specialized cardiovascular and/or radiologic technology services to adult and/or pediatric patient populations for the purpose of aiding medical staff in the diagnosis, care, treatment and surveillance of simple to complex conditions, defects and/or diseases.Essential Responsibilities: Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position. Maintains the competencies required to perform essential duties and responsibilities of a Level I position.Utilizing intermediate-level professional knowledge, abilities, skills and available resources, provides safe, high quality, efficient and cost-effective patient-centric care and support services under routine or emergent conditions in a variety of care settings to include, but not limited to: acute inpatient facilities, outpatient physician practices, diagnostic/urgent care centers and remote statewide outreach clinics.Prepares patients for procedures and correlates clinical history with procedures ordered by physicians to be performed.Communicates and collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the multidisciplinary care team to identify and implement the actions necessary to achieve the clinical outcomes, operational goals and service expectations desired.Utilizes a variety of highly specialized imaging equipment and techniques to perform a diverse range of diagnostic, interventional and/or surgical procedures in accordance with established scope of practice guidelines.Conducts post-procedure reviews without assistance to confirm that all required study elements are completed, documented, and that technical quality is consistent with established department protocols and/or applicable accreditation standards.Transfers images and data to the appropriate archival systems, enters technical data/findings and prepares study for reporting by physician.Performs operator-level quality control checks, cleaning, high-level disinfecting and other user maintenance per manufacturer instructions for use and other regulatory guidelines.Participates in continuing education, professional development and research activities to maintain competencies and promote continuous improvements in care and treatments.Provides instruction and mentors less experienced members of the team.Prepares and presents in-service training pertinent to assigned service area.Performs and/or assists with quality assurance and performance improvement tasks as assigned.General Responsibilities:Performs other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications:Education: Associate's degree or higher. Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited educational program with emphasis in a primary cardiovascular or radiologic technology specialty as defined by the ARDMS, ARRT and/or CCI.Experience:Preferred: One (1) year full-time experience as a certified or registered cardiovascular or radiologic technology professional in the specialty required by the hiring department.License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: BLS must be current upon hire. ARDMS, ARRT and/or CCI credentials in the cardiovascular or radiologic technology specialty required by the hiring department must be current upon hire or advancement.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Based on specific assignment, skill in applying principles of cardiovascular and/or radiologic technology, medical imaging, medical terminology, positioning of patients, and medical ethics. Must be able to work as part of a team and follow instructions; must be able to consistently and dependably report to work as scheduled. Ability to be sensitive to patients' physical and psychological needs. Ability to maintain accurate records and work accurately with names, numbers, and codes. Ability to draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information and exercise sound judgment. Must be able to multi-task and remain calm in stressful situations. Must possess ability to understand various operations, policies, and procedures. Ability to work and communicate with staff, patients and their families, and meet their needs in a professional, polite, courteous, compassionate, and cooperative manner. Must display a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Ability to work with minimum supervision and demonstrate attention to detail.Core to intermediate-level knowledge and understanding of normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology; cardiovascular and/or radiologic technologies and terminology associated with the primary and post-primary specialties for which hired and credentialed. Ability and skill to apply core to intermediate-level theory, practices and techniques to perform, post-process, analyze and annotate study data or procedure documentation with limited direction and without immediate supervision or assistance. Ability to prioritize and complete clinical or non-clinical work assignments independently with limited direction.Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login.OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

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