Kaiser Permanente Mammography Technologist in Springfield, Virginia
To operate mammographic equipment to take x-ray exposures of patients as requested by referring physicians.
Greets patient and explains mammographic procedure to patient.
Reviews patient's medical history prior to performing mammographic procedure and confirms that patient has signed a contrast media consent form if needed.
Takes x-ray exposures of patient following protocol for intensity of radiation and time of exposure.
Processes film and inspects images to confirm that images meet requirements of radiologist.
Maintains equipment and examination room, stores film, and keeps inventory of related supplies.
Prepares patient files showing such information as patient's name, date of x-ray, referring physician, and number of exposures.
Prepares and submits reports as by state and federal regulations.
Performs other related duties as directed.
Candidate must have the flexibility to travel throughout the NOVA Mammo sites.
- One (1) year of experience as a Mammography Technologist OR registry eligible ARRT advanced certification in Mammography (must be obtained within 6 months of hire) WITH two (2) years of recent experience as a Radiological technologist with ARRT required.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) education required.
Specialized training in mammographic technology required.
License, Certification, Registration
Licensed in appropriate jurisdiction required.
Certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology required.
CPR certification required.
In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, hear, speak, and see.
Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
- Certification as a mammographic technologist with the ARRT preferred.
TITLE: Mammography Technologist
LOCATION: Springfield, Virginia
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.