Lincoln, NE

Full Time

Mammography Technologist

Job Summary

Under the direction of a physician, the radiologic technologist performs mammography procedures consistent with the established standard of medical care in mammography, following policies and protocols to produce optimum images for clinical screening and diagnostic purposes, while keeping patient safety, confidentiality and comfort a top priority.

Essential Duties

  • Exhibits exemplary technical competence in performing mammographic procedures while also functioning as a patient advocate.
  • Exhibits compassion while interacting with patient, explaining procedure thoroughly and answering any questions as appropriate.
  • Ensures patient medical records are complete. Obtains accurate histories and explains rationale for procedure to patients/families.
  • Positions for appropriate view, making patient as comfortable as possible
  • Accurately produces mammographic images per protocol, making appropriate technical adjustments for body size and habitus, age, and past medical history. Analyzes technical quality of images and repeats when appropriate.
  • In conjunction with the radiologist, performs departmental special procedures including but not limited to stereotactic core biopsy.
  • Participates in the departmental Quality Control as required.
  • Maintains working knowledge of radiographic equipment operation and radiation safety.
  • Maintains knowledge of American College of Radiology certification and accreditation requirement.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Detailed knowledge of radiographic equipment operation and radiation safety.
  • Ability to effectively contribute as a team member promoting cooperation, collaboration and flexibility in working with others to achieve quality patient care
  • Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and an independent, accountable, dependable performer
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and technical information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate calmly, compassionately and professionally with patients and families
  • Ability to be accountable for quality customer service and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, security and standards of ethics with all information
  • Comply with all state/federal regulations (including HIPAA), company policies, standards and health & safety rules
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, problem analysis and problem resolution skills
  • Effective planning, organization and detail-oriented skills
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Ability to set priorities, be flexible and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work effectively in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Capability to perform on-call, shift, holiday and weekends when required
  • Ability to effectively utilize department computer systems, EMR, PACS and HIS systems to review and provide accurate documentation of studies
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Regularly and consistently demonstrates commitment to organization values

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • Registered Mammography Technologist (ARRT-M)
  • Nebraska State Certified Radiologic Technologist
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements for certification(s)
  • If not certified in mammography, candidate will be required to seek and pass advanced certification within 1 year of employment
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Education & Experience

  • Associates Degree in applied radiologic science or certification from an accredited radiologic technology program
  • One to two years related experience
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