University of Utah Health Mammography Technologist, Certified (PRN - Part Time, as needed) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position functions as a specialist in various areas of breast imaging.

Responsibilities

  • Performs various breast imaging procedures with the use of ionizing and non-ionizing equipment, and may perform or assist in performing Ultrasound guided or Stereotactic breast biopsies.

  • Complies with ACR imaging guidelines to produce optimum radiographs.

  • Educates patients regarding their procedure and maintains a safe, comfortable, supportive environment for the patient throughout the exam.

  • Communicates educational information to patients about breast cancer risks and breast imaging information.

  • Participates in and is responsible for designated aspects of departmental and procedural quality improvement.

  • Collects and documents patient information accurately and in a timely manner, and assists in patient follow-up.

  • Trains new and student mammography technologists to expected performance levels in Breast Imaging techniques and quality improvement.

  • Identifies and assists in rectifying equipment problems.

  • Inventories supplies.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a demanding environment.

  • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.

  • Challenges faced by the incumbent include maintaining compliance with all regulatory agencies over breast imaging services, including assisting with quality control and strict documentation on equipment and services and effectively communicating with patients regarding their procedure and concerns, establishing an understanding, and safely completing a quality exam.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

  • Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Utah.

  • Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist for Mammography, R.T. (M) (ARRT).


  • Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department._

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Stereotactic breast biopsy experience.

  • Three years od experience in breast imaging.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements

Lifting, Pulling and/or Pushing, Sitting, Standing

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 32376

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type PRN

Shift Day

Work Schedule 9-5:30

Location Name Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Patient Care? Yes

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department HCH ANC 60I MAMMOGRAPHY

Category Radiology / Imaging

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.