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Mammography Technologist I

Company: AdventHealth East Orlando
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It's about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that - together -we are even better.
Schedule: -Full Time
The community you'll be caring for:
--- - - -AdventHealth East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area
--- - - -A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience
--- - - -Annual number of emergency cases: 89,018

The role you'll contribute:
Under Supervision performs the duties directly involved with mammography applying ionizing radiation for the purpose of detecting pathology. - In addition to mammography, may also perform DXA scans at locations where the service is offered. - For cost center 4337 the technologist may also perform Diagnostic Radiological exams (fluoroscopy excluded). - Regulates the equipment used to expose the imaging receptor; processes and organizes images. - Operates equipment safely and maintains ALARA standards when using ionizing radiation to produce radiographic images.
The value you'll bring to the team:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.
Produces quality radiographs per the procedure manual. - Documents history, utilizes appropriate exposure, positioning, patient ID and markers. Reviews all images for evidence and accuracy of RT/LT marker placement and proper orientation. - Repeats any view that fails to include all required anatomical structures or lacks proper contrast and spatial resolution. - Adheres to the Image Quality Goals & Criteria. -[Exam Supervision and Administration]
Completes work in appropriate timeframe and ensures accuracy and completeness of work performed. - Sets priorities and performs well in stressful and emergency situations. - [Personal Productivity and Accountability]
Utilizes computer system to update exam status, cancel/update orders as needed. - Ensures charges match procedure completed. Confirms proper exam/patient assignment before releasing images to PACS for interpretation. - Corrects erroneous accession numbers in PACS. - [Data Processing]
Performs daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual Quality Assurance on all Mammography units and processors. - - [Quality Control]
Operates and maintains Imaging equipment in a safe manner. - Adheres to all infection control standards. - Utilizes knowledge of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect from exposure to chemical, radiation and/or biohazard. - Properly wears Dosimeter badge and seeks to minimize radiation exposure. - - [Safety and Environment of Care]
The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
Current valid State of Florida license as a General Radiographer
ARRT ( R )
ARRT ( M )
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Current Florida driver's license, class E and driving record in accordance with Florida Hospital policy (cc 3100 only)
Minimum of one year in Mammography
Minimum of one year of experience performing stereotactic core biopsies
Minimum of one year of experience performing breast needle localizations

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth East Orlando, Orlando , Mammography Technologist I, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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