Mammography Technologist - Ambulatory Imaging - Holly Springs - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: November 25, 2022
The position will be part of the Ambulatory Imaging Division and
located at the Duke Health facility. -General Description of the
Job ClassPerform a variety of technical activities associated with
the performance of screening and diagnostic mammography procedures.
-Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
- Perform a variety of tasks involving the operation of
mammographic radiographic equipment and other equipment/devices as
- Position patients, using immobilization when necessary.
Calculate exposure factors, assist physicians.
- Perform the quality control functions related to
- Evaluate radiographs for diagnostic quality obtaining
additional images as needed.
- Prepare and set up medical supplies using aseptic techniques if
appropriate. Explain procedures to patients.
- Charge mammographic procedures and supplies in Maestro or
- Provide orientation to new Mammographers.
- Provide education and training to student Mammographers.
- Assist in maintenance and compilation of statistical data.
- Demonstrate proficiency in performing all breast imaging
procedures, to include breast interventional procedures.
- Monitor mammography section procedures and supply charges to
ensure completeness and accuracy.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.
-**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging
services. There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and
opportunities at each hospital within the health system. -Required
Qualifications at this Level -EducationGraduate of a 24-month AMA
approved School of Radiologic Technology.Technologists initially
qualifying on or after April 28, 1999, must meet the Mammo-Specific
requirements by having at least 40 hours of documented training in
mammography. -ExperienceLevel I must obtain ARRT certification
within one year of employment.Performance of a minimum of 25
mammography exams under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA
qualified individual. At least 8 hours of training in using any
modality (e.g., digital) before beginning to use that modality
independently. -Level II Minimum of two years' experience as a
Mammography technologist. Must perform at least 200 mammography
examinations in a 24 month period. -Level III A minimum of 4 years'
experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking
promotion -Degrees, Licensure, and/or CertificationARRT
certification in radiographyARRT advanced certification in
mammographyFDA/MQSA qualified to include meeting the MQSA CE
requirements of at least 15 CEUs in a 36 month period that must
include at least 6 CEUs in each mammographic modality used.BLS
certification -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities -Distinguishing
Characteristics of this Level - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity
without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
- Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain
jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may
include essentialjob functions that require specific physical
and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for
requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each
hiring department. -
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