• Mammography Technologist - PRN

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/19/2018 2:56 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-16268
    Benefits Eligible
    No
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Part-Time Under 20 Hours
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Mammography Technologist

     

    Department: Mammography

    Location: Orland Park and Hyde Park

    Shift: PRN / First-Shift / 8-Hr Shift

     

    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, with our new and innovative facility: The Center for Advanced Care at Orland Park. Our Orland Park location is designed to provide each patient with personalized, coordinated care that meets his or her unique needs. Through our “care to the chair” approach, we bring most of the services patients will need directly to the exam room, minimizing their movement throughout the facility and creating a seamless healthcare experience.

     

    Under the direction of a Radiologist, the Mammography Technologist produces breast radiographs to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. This position requires intimate patient contact, excellent communication skills and the ability to work with initiative and accuracy. Responsibilities include but are not limited to imaging, patient education, data collection and maintaining regulatory compliance.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Reviews physician’s order to assure appropriateness of examination being requested.
    • Selects appropriate exposure factors based upon breast tissue density, patient’s age, numerical compression scale, and technical equipment characteristics.
    • Performs a variety of clinical breast procedures with efficiency and high standards of quality; assures that the proper protocol is used for any given examination; evaluates images for diagnostic quality prior to submitting for interpretation.
    • Assist physician in set-up and performance of breast interventional procedures.
    • Actively participates in the quality assurance program by performing specific quality control procedures as directed by the Imaging Center Leader or Imaging Team Leader.
    • Recognizes report and document malfunctions of technical equipment.
    • Reviews images for proper positioning, technique and identification. Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the online picture archive and the radiology information system by consistent and accurate input of data into the system. Follows established workflows
    • Interfaces with customers, patients and their family members, medical staff, and visitors, in a friendly, professional, courteous and accommodating manner; demonstrates the consistent use of the AIDET principles; demonstrates flexibility in accommodating special needs of customers whenever possible.
    • Shares information about new techniques and procedures with colleagues; assists in the training of new staff and student technologists.
    • Maintains physical work environment to be in compliance with regulatory certifying agencies. Adheres to all infection control regulations. Recognize report and document malfunctions of technical equipment.
    • Performs other duties as requested by senior management.

     

    Qualifications:

    • High school graduate or equivalency required
    • Certification from an approved AMA program in Radiological Technology
    • Certified by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)
    • Licensed by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)
    • Current Advanced Certification Certificate in Mammography by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a radiographer

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

     

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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