Company: The Vancouver Clinic
Posted on: November 18, 2020
Provides diagnostic studies, treatment and support to patients
by performing and/or specific diagnostic tests as ordered by
providers. Has full knowledge of the indications, contraindications
and hazards associated with procedures provided. Assures accuracy
of test results, reports and equipment by having a thorough
understanding of tests and techniques. Maintains equipment in good
working order. Essential Functions: Patient Care Explain procedure
to patient and check to assure understanding. Assist with patient
in preparing for exam (i.e. positioning, getting onto table).
Follow patient protocols defined by department providers and
outlined in department to provide consistent and high quality
patient care. Provide reassurance and support to patient throughout
procedure. Assure understanding of discharge instructions before
patient leaves care area. Identify patient concerns and potential
risks in a timely manner. Assure test quality and take corrective
action where appropriate. Communication Communicate scheduling
changes and problems with lead or clinic manager in a timely,
proactive manner. Communicate equipment repair needs with lead or
clinic manager in a timely manner. Keep manager informed of
scheduling and equipment concerns that effect test quality.
Communicate all patient concerns and potential risks to the
manager. Report all test results in unacceptable ranges to
appropriate provider immediately. Documentation Document relevant
information about patients in EMR and on Mammography PACS system.
Ensure entries are objective, factual, time specific, accurate.
Complete appropriate procedure and billing information in EMR.
Present completed examination to radiologist for interpretation.
Maintain system to assure all tests are read and interpreted in a
timely manner Equipment Maintenance Is technically proficient and
able to understand equipment function and is able to trouble shoot.
Perform routine cleaning of equipment according to vendor
recommendations and Clinic Procedures. Maintain a complete
inventory of supplies and equipment. Track the status of equipment
for repair. Education and Experience: Graduate of an ARRT
accredited school of radiology required. Current Washington State
Radiologic license required. Current ARRT registered Mammography
Technologist. American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS
CPR certification One year mammography experience preferred.
Digital mammography experienced required. Excellent written and
oral communication skills. Ability to interact effectively with
patients, co-workers and physicians in pressure situations while
maintaining tact and diplomacy. Ability to work independently while
functioning as a team member. Ability to organize and prioritize
workflow independently. The above information is intended to
indicate the general nature and level of work required in this
position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a
comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of those assigned to this job. We offer a
competitive Total Rewards Program which includes insurance programs
covering medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability,
generous time off, holidays, education reimbursement, and a 401(k)
plan. Eligibility for benefits is dependent on factors such as
position type and FTE. Contact your recruiter for more information.
Vancouver Clinic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Vancouver Clinic does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed,
national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited
by local, state, or federal law.
Keywords: The Vancouver Clinic, Vancouver , Mammography Technologist, Other , Vancouver, Washington
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