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Mammography Technologist Mobile Team Texas

San Antonio, TX 78205
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    864123
Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm) 
 
The practice of Mammography is performed by health care professionals responsible for the administration of ionizing radiation per designated Scope of Practice by Certification for diagnostic, therapeutic or research purposes.  A Mammographer  performs radiographic procedures at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner.  Mammography integrates scientific knowledge, technical competence and patient interaction skills to provide safe and accurate procedures with compassion.  A Mammographer recognizes patient conditions essential for the successful completion of procedures, must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology.  A Mammography Technologist should, within the boundaries of all applicable legal requirements and restrictions, exercise individual thought, judgment and discretion in the performance of procedures.
 
This position has significant local and non-local travel throughout Greater Texas area

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Appropriately adapts assigned assessment, treatment and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, and age specific and other developmental needs of each person served
  • Receives relays and documents written and electronic orders in the patient's medical record
  • Corroborates a patient's clinical history with procedure and ensures information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner
  • Verifies informed consent for applicable procedures
  • Assumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures
  • Applies principles of ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) to minimize exposure to patient, self and others
  • Performs venipuncture as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner
  • Starts, maintains and/or removes intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner
  • Identifies, prepares and/or administers medications as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner
  • Evaluates images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded, correctly formats images, prints films/CDs, and/or sends images to the (Picture Archiving And Communications System)  PACS system
  • Identifies and responds to emergency situations
  • Provides education to patients, families and other health care providers
  • Performs ongoing quality assurance activities
  • Is knowledgeable of and adheres to all regulatory requirements surrounding the use of ionizing radiation and associated equipment
  • Applies the principles of patient safety during all aspects of patient care
  • Determines appropriate technical exposure factors
  • Analyzes the information obtained during the assessment phase and develops an action plan that identifies and selects appropriate procedure protocol based on the ordered procedure
  • Adheres to the American Society of Radiologic Technologist Clinical, Quality and Professional Performance Standards as outlined in the appropriate Scope of Practice
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
This position is a major part to the -Mobile Team-. It requires the ability to travel frequently within assigned market (Greater TX), being flexible and adaptable to change.

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
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Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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