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CommonSpirit Health Mammo Technologist in HOUSTON, Texas

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

The Baylor College of Medicine Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center brings innovative treatments from lab to bedside faster than ever before to help stop cancer in its tracks.

Set apart from other centers by its Comprehensive Cancer Center designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) provides exceptional care to patients from all over the world. As one of only three NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in Texas, the DLDCCC is one of the best in the country and is able to contribute vital advances to cancer research through national funding. Specialized health care providers at the DLDCCC are dedicated to understanding, preventing, and treating this disease.

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE

Operates specialized mammography, stereotactic biopsy and bone densitometry equipment, Performs direct patient care and Performs a variety of technical procedures to produce images for diagnosis of breast diseases and osteoporosis evaluation.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Selects and modifies positioning of patients and Performs mammographic, stereotactic biopsy, breast pathology localizations and bone density procedures

  2. Performs patient education with mammography patients

  3. Performs mandatory quality control of radiographic equipment, screens and processing for strict ACR, MQSA and state regulations. Performs daily cleaning of equipment and all necessary information is documented and takes appropriate action. Repeat/reject image analysis is maintained on a daily basis

  4. Directly Assists the radiologist with all invasive procedures, documents procedures and renders first aid to patient if needed. Maintains report correlation of biopsy with pathology reports

  5. Coordinates with the O.R., central scheduling, physicians or office staff for effective scheduling of the invasive breast procedures.

  6. Keeps a par level of supplies stocked and available in the mammography rooms. Orders new supplies as needed

  7. Assists with the training of newly hired personnel and clinical training of students

  8. Assists in sending all required reports to physicians and patients.

Qualifications

Required Licensure and Certifications

*Associate’s Degree preferred

*Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography(R) an Mammography(M); must maintain current

*Certified by State of Texas - MRT

*CPR/BLS certification

Minimum Experience

*One (1) year of experience as a radiologic technologist

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

*Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills

*Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, physicians, visitors and other hospital personnel.

*Good written and oral communication skills

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Requisition ID 2020-130747

Employment Type Full Time

Department Cancer Center

Hours Per Pay Period 80

Facility CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location TX-HOUSTON

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