Imaging Cross-Training Technologist-Mammography-Full Time Days
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Internal Number: R-7983
Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team.
This position exists to transition a Registered Radiologic Technologist to an independent Technologist. This position is accountable to prepare patients and learn all applicable procedures in accordance with physicians' orders and the procedure manual. The Cross-Training Technologist will accept instruction from designated staff to produce high quality images and prepare/present them with appropriate comparison studies and exam results to the Radiologist for timely interpretation. The Cross-Training Technologist will also learn the clinical information necessary to pass the applicable examinations.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Prepares patients for examinations under the direct supervision of a Technologist by confirming physicians' orders, verifying patients' identities, obtaining adequate medical histories, and ensuring the appropriateness of examinations to facilitate timely accurate diagnosis of the patient.
Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors by requiring and supporting the establishment, maintenance, and education of an effective safety management program.
Greets all patients, visitors, family members, physicians, and Associates in a courteous and professional manner.
Addresses customers' needs efficiently, effectively, and confidentially.
Performs a proper discharge of patients once exam is completed. Answers telephones courteously and professionally.
Screens and transfers telephone calls or takes messages as appropriate to facilitate effective Radiology communications.
Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and materials by reporting inventory depletion and restocking to ensure continued availability and non-interruption of services.
Reports, records, and files patient and procedural data to accurately document department operations and facilitate timely accurate billing for services.
Participates in Performance Improvement activities utilizing the FOCUS PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) approach.
Remains proficient in the use of all Radiology Management systems as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Intended for CT and Mammography (and any other potential licensed) roles
Completion of an accredited program in Imaging required.
VA State Radiologic Technologist License required.
Minimum of one year previous experience in Imaging (i.e. X-Ray, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine or Ultrasound Technologist) required.
ARRT (or RDMS or NMTCB) registered or registry eligible. If registry-eligible at time of hire or placement, must pass registry examination within three months of hire or placement.
AHA BLS Provider CPR required at hire.
For CT, must pass ARRT or NMTCB CT registry within 12 months of start of program.
For Mammography, must complete 40 hour online course for 3D mammography prior to moving into Mammography Cross-Training role, and must pass the ARRT (M) registry with 12 months of start of program.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.