The Lead Mammography Tech works under direction of the department director and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the mammography department including educating colleagues, assuring quality of diagnostic exams and scheduling.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Registered as a Technologist (RT) and certified in mammography (M) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Colleague must have and maintain an active Medical Imaging License issued by the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI).
Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers certification from either AHA, ARC or the Military Training Network is required at hire in all units, unless currently certified in ACLS and/or PALS. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Two years of experience required.
Demonstrated leadership abilities, clinical experience in area of management and positive interpersonal skills.
Must possess good communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills.
Knowledge in physiology, anatomy and exam appropriateness.
Knowledge of radiation safety, ACR, MSQA and state licensure requirements.
Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions. ses skills to obtain high quality images for screening and diagnostic exams. Documents pathology in an accurate manner. Articulates findings to the radiologist and/or referring provider.
Manages department schedule and maintain department productivity.
Educates staff to ensure quality diagnostic exams.
Educates patients, families and referring providers in areas of breast imaging, exam preparation, exam appropriateness and issues related to procedures.
Assists radiologist in invasive procedure while delivering basic patient care. May be required to perform clinical breast exams in conjunction with screening mammography services, adhering to department policies, the Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements, and including a detailed patient history.
Keeps accurate records and follows criteria for federal certification and accreditation.
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