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Radiologic Technologist - Mammographer in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Organization: HHC

Eskenazi Health is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Eskenazi Health also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: 317-880-3344.

JOB SUMMARY: 


The Radiologic Technologist - Mammographer performs screening and diagnostic breast imaging procedures with the use of diagnostic, ultrasonic, and localizational modalities in a stationary and/or mobile facility. The Mammographer is also required to assist the Radiologist and/or Radiology Resident as necessary.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The Radiologic Technologist-Mammographer must understand and perform 2D and 3D mammograms, assist radiologists with breast ultrasounds and biopsies, and perform required QC tasks. This position also provides appropriate documentation to meet the strict requirements set by the Indiana State Department of Health, ACR, MQSA/FDA. 


  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health’s mission: Advocate, Care, Teach, and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health’s values
  • Attends, participates and complies with all Joint Commission and ISDH mandated programs developed by Eskenazi Health and/or the Radiology department
  • Performs 2D and 3D screening and diagnostic breast imaging procedures with use of diagnostic mammographic, ultrasonic, and stereotactic localization modalities
  • Reports problems with equipment, staff, or operations within the department
  • Provides adequate and timely communications with staff; encourages involvement and participation in departmental operations
  • Assists the radiologist and/or radiology resident with radiographic and ultrasonic exams
  • Adheres to and follows all quality control procedures and protocols, including accurate and timely documentation of results, as required by Federal and State regulations  
  • Adheres to and follows all regulations concerning the ACR Mammography Accreditation Program
  • Complies with National Patient Safety Goals
  • Uses universal precautions when in contact with blood and other bodily fluids
  • Accurately enters all appropriate patient and departmental data, including order, track and charge in EPIC
 
REQUIREMENTS:
 
ARRT registration which includes compliance with professional CEU requirements. Certified with the Indiana State Department of Health (Diagnostic X-ray Machine Operator) 
  • Current BLS certification
  • Must comply with all Indiana State Department of Health's rules and regulations
  • Must successfully complete ten hours of specialized training in mammographic positioning, compression and technique factor setting at least every twenty-four months
  • Must attend at least fifteen hours of continuing education in breast imaging every three years, or as necessary for compliance with Federal and State regulations

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for three consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.