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Mammography Technologist

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Mammography Technologist (0.5 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Mammography at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington. The Mammography Technologist will perform a variety of radiological technical procedures specific to the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in a high volume outpatient setting. Responsible for producing high quality radiographic images while interacting with all patients in a caring and comforting manner. Jointly responsible for performing required quality control activities as mandated by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and the FDA. In this position you will:

  • Interact with patient, explaining procedure thoroughly and answering any questions as appropriate. Model excellence in professional radiologic practice at all times while also functioning as a patient advocate.
  • Accurately produce mammographic images per protocol, making appropriate technical adjustments for body size and habitus, age, and past medical history. Analyzes technical quality of film and repeats when appropriate.
  • Assist the Radiologist with procedures, including (but not limited to),stereotactic core biopsy, galactography, needle localizations, and ultrasound guided aspirations and cores(in the absence of an ultrasonographer).
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of radiation safety principles for both patients and self. Provide radiation protection when appropriate.
  • Participate in the departmental Quality control as required. Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Successful completion of a formal radiologic technology training program, which meets the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
    • Current Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist-Diagnostic license
    • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Preferred qualifications for this position include:
      • Two (2) years of full-time mammography experience
      • Current ARRT advanced certification in mammography
      • If not certified in mammography, candidate will be required to seek and pass advanced certification within one year of employment About the Edmonds Campus. Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system. The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
        • 217 licensed beds
        • 450+ of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
        • 1,400+ staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
        • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support service We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - https://caregiver.ehr.com About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P344847 Company: Swedish Jobs Job Category: Diagnostic Imaging Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Part time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 3905 SED MAMMOGRAPHY Address: WA Edmonds 21601 76th Ave W Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Edmonds , Mammography Technologist, Healthcare , Edmonds, Washington

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