Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Days Hours: Monday - Saturday
This job is responsible for operating mammographic radiologic equipment in a hospital or clinic environment as part of the diagnostic plan for patients. Work may also include assisting a physician to perform stereotactic biopsies to remove tissue from a suspected abnormality in a breast in accordance with standard protocol for the procedure. An incumbent demonstrates competency required by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and assumes responsibility for the safe and proper operation of radiological equipment. Accuracy and clarity of the X-ray studies directly affects the accuracy and reliability of the physician?s diagnosis and treatment. Standard operating procedures cover most work assignments and specify the number and sequence of exposures and normal positioning of the patient for each exposure. Technical factors are determined from tables of typical settings of kilovoltage, milliamperage and time for each procedure and for differences in size and physique of the patient. Printed guidelines are supplemented by oral explanations when undertaking new assignments or changed methods.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
High School Diploma/GED required Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology. Requires recent employment as a Radiological Mammographic Technologist, including experience with current technical aspects of patient care in the Radiology and Mammography Department. 1 year experience preferred
American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT)(M). American Heart Association "BLS" Provider Required
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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Internal Number: 19450
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