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Mammography Tech - FT/Days - No Call - 5k Sign on Bonus!

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Kenner
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

In collaboration with staff radiologists, this job assesses patients and safely performs advanced breast imaging procedures in accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures and protocols. This job is a clinical mentor for junior staff and students. ScheduleMonday-Friday9:30am-6:00pm Education Required - Completion of a formal training program in Radiologic Technology program in an AMA approved schoolWork ExperiencePreferred- 1 year healthcare experienceCertificationsRequired - Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)Licensed by the Louisiana State Radiology Technology Board of ExaminersBasic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart AssociationAdvanced certification in mammography (within one year of hire or transfer) Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skillsJob Duties--- Verifies physician order and procedure to assure accuracy--- Utilizes radiology information systems to facilitate care--- Explains procedure to patient to ensure understanding--- Independently operates equipment to complete imaging procedure according to protocol--- Reviews patient images prior to transmission to ensure images meet diagnostic quality standards.--- Completes timely quality control procedures in accordance with regulatory standards and performing notification/remediation as warranted.--- Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations (inventory, staff schedules, equipment maintenance, etc.)--- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.--- Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical and Environmental Demands The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, Kenner , Mammography Tech - FT/Days - No Call - 5k Sign on Bonus!, Healthcare , Kenner, Louisiana

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