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Mammographer - Womens Imaging, Casual, Days

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Lake Forest
State: 
Illinois
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

**This is a Casual position located at Lake Forest Hospital. The schedule would be Saturdays & weekdays as needed.**

Ensures all exams are ordered correctly in HIS/RIS, charged and tracked accurately. Communicates with patient before procedure to obtain history, explain risks and what can be expected; communicates during procedure to monitor safety, and comfort. Positions patient to achieve optimal image quality. Selects data such as anatomical area and sets proper technique to ensure optimal image quality. Views images on display screen to ensure quality of images for interpretation. Performs screening mammography exams. Performs exams to include diagnostic mammography, needle localization and core biopsies. Performs bone density exams to include setting baseline, analysis of study, and general management of bone density exam file. Prepares images and compiles study for radiologist relaying all appropriate information. Performs mammography quality control procedures; maintains records. Maintains and cleans work area and equipment. Replenishes supplies and stocks rooms as needed. Assists in the reception area. Performs department assessment (Joint Commission survey) when assigned, alerting the Lead Tech of any areas requiring immediate attention. Updates and organizes patients' report folders when performing diagnostic procedures to ensure accuracy and completeness. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required:

  • ARRT Registry in Mammography, IEMA.
  • 40 hours of advanced training in an MQSA approved program with 50 supervised exams in mammography.
  • Associates Degree or equivalent.
  • BLS through American Heart Association.
Desired:
  • Bachelors Degree.

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