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Mammography Radiographer-Community Radiology Woodbury

Job ID: 131799
Technician/Technologists
FT
Woodbury Heights, NJ, United States
May 17, 2022

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


Perform all aspect of Mammographic imaging, including but not limited to, 3D and 2D mammography, biopsy and needle localizations Employs proper patient positioning, technique selection, application of compression and radiation protection devices. Treat all patients professionally. Effectively operate the organizational RIS and PACs systems.

Maintain accurate time records. Follows the guidelines and regulations set forth by MQSA, FDA and ACR. Actively participates in patient follow ups.

Responsibilities:


• Greet patients, identifies self and interacts with patients to gain trust and insure patient support

• Verifies patient identity and insures preparations for exam

• Reviews mammogram requisitions to determine type of exam, takes and documents a thorough pertinent clinical history and reviews ordered prior to the actual imaging of the patient. If changes in the exam are necessary follows procedure for noting those changes in the computer system.

• Explains procedures/exams to the patient

• Prepares patients for procedures according to section protocols

• Performs procedures/exams consistent with section protocols

• Monitors the patient’s status, tolerance and well being throughout and after the study

• Aids radiologists, physicians and other UPHS staff members in completing procedures according to established protocol

• Preps room and supplies for biopsy or localizations

• Ensures patients’ comfort and privacy during entire encounter.

• Responds to emergency situations according to department policies

• Fills in in General Radiology when needed and assigned

Minimum Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate from an approved Radiologic Technology Program
  • ARRT registry in Radiology or Mammography and 1 year experience Radiology,
  • 6 months to 1 year Mammography experience

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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