Mammography Technologist

  • Parkland Heath and Hospital System
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Medical Imaging Technologist

Job Description

Responsible for the filming and developing of routine to complex quality breast images to the standards of PHHS, State and Federal regulations.   MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: -Prefer graduate of an accredited Mammography Technologist program, but are willing to train registered Radiology Technologist .. -Must be a graduate of an Accredited School of Radiologic Technology.   Experience: - Prefer two years of experience in the performance of mammography to include screening and diagnostic mammograms and assisting with biopsies and needle localizations   Certification/Registration/Licensure: -Must have a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) certification from Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) or Texas Medical Board. -Must have ARRT Advanced Certification in Mammography. -Prefer ARRT Advanced Certification in Mammography. Must obtain advanced certification in Mammography ( M ) within 12 months of employment. -Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR course completion card prior to hire and/or placement in job from one of the following: American Heart Association, American Red Cross Rescuer Military Training Network.   Skills or Special Abilities: -Must be able to demonstrate time management, organizational and interpersonal skills. -Must be able to demonstrate oral and written communication skills. -Must be able to demonstrate advanced computer skills. -Must have demonstrated ability to instruct, lead and supervise Mammography -Technologist I and II. -Must be able to demonstrate routine to complex positioning ability to achieve images that meet American College of Radiology criteria for appropriate views. -Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, visitors, and hospital staff. -Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient-valued behaviors -Must be able to perform a team lift when setting up and removing moveable steps to the mobile mammography van. Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. Nearest Major Market: Dallas Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth Job Segment: Healthcare Administration, Medical Technologist, Patient Care, Mammography, Radiology, Healthcare