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Mammography/Dexa Tech Registered - Full Time

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Mammography/Dexa Scan Technologist performs screening and diagnostic mammographic and bone densitometry examinations on patients based on department procedures. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the successful technical continuity of care for patients during mammography and DXA procedures.
  • Communicates to radiologists/surgeons clinical observation made during mammographic/ bone densitometry examinations. - Presents clinical history as recorded on appropriate documentation to radiologist.
  • Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of the RIS/HIS/PACS and the mammography reader system appropriate to their job responsibilities and is accountable for quality of digital images sent to PACS.
  • Teaches and trains students in their specified technology, if site applicable.
  • Maintains ACR mammography quality assurance criteria.
  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
  • Provides educational information to the patient regarding their examination.
  • Knowledgeable regarding patient condition, history and appropriate background and information pertinent to proposed examination.
  • Communicates and interacts professionally with patients/patients' families, peers, supervisors and physicians. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sitting for up to 1 hour at a time per day, standing for up to 1 hour at a time per day, walking for up to 7 hours per day (up to 50 minutes at a time). - Frequent fingering, handling and grasping with hands. - Frequent use of upper extremities for lifting objects up to 50 pounds, occasionally up to 75 pounds. - Frequent holding of objects of up to 10 pounds. - Frequent pushing against objects which weigh up to 100 pounds (objects are usually on wheels) and frequent pulling of objects which weigh up to 350 pounds. - Frequent stooping/bending and reaching above the shoulder level and occasional crouching. Hearing both high and low frequencies, and volumes ranging from very soft to that of normal conversation. - Seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, color vision and depth perception. EDUCATION: Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or ARRT registered in Radiography, Mammography, and Dexa. (Dexa registry required within one year of hire). - Current New Jersey State Radiologic Technologist License (with NJ Department of Environmental Protection) if applicable. Must maintain advanced registry in Mammography and Dexa. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Staff radiology technologist experience preferred with ongoing training in department procedures. Minimum of 2-years' experience in mammography preferred, with ongoing training in department procedures. Minimum of 2-years' experience in DXA imaging preferred, with ongoing training in department procedures. -Computer experience preferred. - Current CPR certification required. Knowledge of PACS, HIS/RIS and EPIC systems preferred.Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Mammography/Dexa Tech Registered - Full Time, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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