Catholic Health Initiatives Mammo Technologist (Full Time) in HOUSTON, Texas

Mammo Technologist (Full Time)

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

POSITION SUMMARY

Operates specialized mammography,

stereotactic biopsy and bone densitometry equipment, Performs direct patient

care and Performs a variety of technical procedures to produce images for

diagnosis of breast diseases and osteoporosis evaluation.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIRED:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred

  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography(R) an Mammography(M); must maintain current

  • Certified by State of Texas - MRT

  • CPR/BLS certification

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • One (1) year of experience as a

radiologic technologist

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Good alpha/numeric dexterity and

handwriting skills

  • Interpersonal skills for

communication with patients, physicians, visitors and other hospital

personnel.

  • Good written and oral

communication skills

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Selects and modifies positioning

of patients and Performs mammographic, stereotactic biopsy, breast pathology

localizations and bone density procedures

  1. Performs patient education with

mammography patients

  1. Performs mandatory quality

control of radiographic equipment, screens and processing for strict ACR, MQSA

and state regulations. Performs daily cleaning of equipment and all necessary

information is documented and takes appropriate action. Repeat/reject image

analysis is maintained on a daily basis

  1. Directly Assists the radiologist

with all invasive procedures, documents procedures and renders first aid to

patient if needed. Maintains report correlation of biopsy with pathology

reports

  1. Coordinates with the O.R.,

central scheduling, physicians or office staff for effective scheduling of the

invasive breast procedures.

  1. Keeps a par level of supplies

stocked and available in the mammography rooms. Orders new supplies as

needed

  1. Assists with the training of

newly hired personnel and clinical training of students

  1. Assists in sending all required

reports to physicians and patients.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST. LUKES OMT

Daily Schedule Monday-Friday

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0187173

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.