UnityPoint Health

  • Mammography Technologist

    Requisition ID
    2018-50940
    Category
    Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Muscatine
    Address
    1518 Mulberry Ave
    Affiliate
    6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity
    City
    Muscatine
    Department
    General Radiology
    State
    IA
    FTE
    1.0
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    1st Shift, 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday, Some Weekends
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Mammography services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all Mammography related exams, and other related patient care services.

     

    UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

     

    The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

    Responsibilities

    Job Performance

    1. Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures.
    2. Correctly performs all prescribed Mammography procedures in an efficient manner.
    3. Is able to work independently and critique exams.
    4. Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems.
    5. Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.
    6. . Demonstrates competency in the storage and transfer of exams.  

    Patient Care Services

    1. Provides patient education, including breast health and insures correct consent forms are signed for invasive procedures.
    2. Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate care.
    3. Obtains and records adequate patient history and interprets physician's orders correctly.
    4. Correctly orders, tracks and charges exams in a timely fashion.

    Quality Improvement

    1. Assures that equipment is in proper working order and performs all necessary quality control testing.
    2. Logs in technical information ,completes reports and surveys, and complies with all regulatory agencies.                  
    3. Completes Occurrence Reports as needed.
    4. Participates in hospital wide Performance Improvement as needed.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Graduate of JRCERT approved school for Radiologic Technology with equivalent training and experience as required by the licensing bodies. Previous experience as a Mammographer is preferred.

            

    KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Broad experience and varied technical expertise, initiative, independent judgment, interacts well with people, possesses ability to supervise, is responsible and has knowledge of and abides by rules of regulatory agencies. Clerical and computer knowledge is required.


    LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in both Radiology and Mammography. If cross-trained into Mammography  from Radiography, has 12 months from completion of training period to successfully pass Mammography Registry. Holds a current license or conditional license from the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health. CPR cert. required.

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