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Providence Health & Services Mammography Technologist *0.6 FTE Day Shift* in Portland, Oregon

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Providence is calling a Mammography Technologist - Imaging Mammography (0.6 FTE, Days) to Providence Mall 205 in Portland , OR

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system .

We are seeking a Mammography Technologist - Imaging Mammography that will perform mammography examinations according to physicians' orders, utilizing a variety of sophisticated mammography equipment, taking into account individual patient's special or age-related needs. Utilizes knowledge and judgment in regard to imaging factors, imaging technique, and patient treatment needed to produce optimal images.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • IMAGING SKILLS: Provides quality images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of all equipment:

  • Position patients appropriately and consistently obtains high quality, diagnostic mammography images by performing basic and specialty views as indicated by the patient's anatomy, needs and as ordered by the physician

  • Competently operates mammography equipment, determines and sets imaging factors utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate and quality images with minimal and acceptable repeat rates

  • Alway provides for safe mammographic operations by adhering to radiation protection standards

  • Use lead shielding in accordance with policy

  • Understand and use appropriate x-ray techniques to provide high quality imaging while keeping exposure to patient and operator as low as possible

  • Present images and related pertinent patient information to physician for diagnosis

  • Assist physicians with invasive procedures as required

  • Assist in performing regular ACR/MQSA testing, informing Lead/Coordinator/Manager of need for intervention or repair

  • Stock examination rooms with supplies. Notifies appropriate personnel for reordering needs

  • DOCUMENTATION: Gather complete documentation of all pertinent information to provide accurate and timely service to all customers:

  • Routinely prepares examinations for interpretation to include: correct identification and processing of images, adequate clinical history, proper charging and data entry functions and appropriate previous images needed for comparison

  • Review patients charts and orders to ensure correct examination

  • Label images completely with demographic, position and other needed documentation

  • Complete all pertinent documentation including charge sheets, history forms, worksheets and any other necessary paperwork

  • Assist in performing ACR quality control, records results and reports variance from normal equipment function

  • PATIENT CARE: Provide for patient care and safety using professional judgment in accordance with policies and procedures:

  • Identify patient by checking patient's full name and medical record number according to department procedure

  • Thoroughly explains the procedure about to be performed in order to facilitate cooperation and alleviate patient anxiety

  • Show concern for patient comfort while obtaining the desired images as ordered by a physician

  • Provide respect for patient modesty and sees that patients are properly clothed and covered during the examination

  • Maintain awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions to meet their needs

  • Communicate and use knowledge of related anatomy and physiology to ensure appropriate and effective care to adult and geriatric patients

  • Always provides for safe operations by adhering to appropriate radiation protection guidelines

  • PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Practice professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that reinforces physician, patient and co-worker respect and confidence:

  • Maintain appropriate certification and professional expertise through continuing education

  • Maintain Professional Portfolio as required by HR policy. Assumes responsibility for mandatory inservice education on an annual basis

  • Assist in the department orientation program with new hire technologists and regularly assumes responsibility for student clinical education

  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to assist others, assists in clerical and transportation duties when necessary

  • Always use time to the best advantage of the department

  • Use professional judgment and presents a professional image of competency to customers and staff

  • Maintain a professional appearance in accordance with written policies and procedures

  • Manage stressful situations in a manner that promotes positive outcomes

  • PERFORMS OTHER SUCH DUTIES AS REQUESTED:

  • Communicate pertinent clinical information to patients and/or family member only with the direct instruction from a physician (e.g. radiologist)

  • Regularly attends required meetings

  • Actively participates to accomplish positive goals and objectives of the department

  • Respond and demonstrates flexibility to changes in the work schedule as determined by the staffing and patient load

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current certification by the American Registry Radiologic Technology (ARRT)

  • Current ARRT certification in Mammography upon hire, or within six (6) months of employment

  • Current Oregon Licensure as an Registered Technologist, Radiography (RTR)

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Computer skills and knowledge of keyboard functionality

  • Completion of pledge to Image Gently/Image Wisely within one month of hire

  • Adherence to appropriate professional credentialing practice standards

  • Expert knowledge of anatomy and physiology, imaging principles and practices, as well as the ability to obtain high-quality images

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing

people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 313872

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