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Mammography Technologist - Mammography

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

$7,500 Signing Bonus/Retention Relocation Assistance Available (external candidates only)

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Mammography Technologist (0.8 FTE, DAYSHIFT) to work in Mammography Department at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.

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

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Edmonds , Mammography Technologist - Mammography, Other , Edmonds, Washington

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