Brockton Hospital Mammographer in Brockton, Massachusetts
Signature Healthcare is Southeastern Massachusetts’ premier local provider of quality, personalized medical services. We are comprised of the award-winning not-for-profit Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital; Signature Medical Group (SMG), a multi-specialty physician group of more than 150 physicians practicing in 18 ambulatory locations. We believe our distinctive Signature Healthcare team approach is the way healthcare should be: medical professionals across many locations communicating and collaborating, taking advantage of technologies and resources to make a difference in the lives and health of our patients.
Provides and performs quality radiographs to assist and facilitate a diagnosis of patient illness by utilizing prescribed standards and techniques of x-ray equipment.Provide quality images (mammography) to present to radiologist for interpretation.
Location: 680 Centre Street, Brockton Ma
Department: Radiology Hospital
This is a per diem position
Prepare patients for radiologic procedures including explanation
Utilize proper technical factors as required by equipment and proper positioning technique for optimum visualization of specified body part requested.
Practice safe operating procedures and shielding.
Develop films as necessary using proper identification process.
Gather pertinent information, correlate paperwork and films for presentation to Radiologist for interpretation.
Adhere to Company’s policies and procedures in regard to safety and regulatory agencies.
Maintain supplies and equipment
Maintain professional and technical knowledge with CECs
Troubleshoot malfunctions, call for repair on equipment when necessary.
Pull/file films if needed, as well as assist with clerical duties(time permitting)
Assist during emergency situations.
Honor patient confidentiality.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with staff, patients and other provider offices.
Provide quality mammography films
Locate and make available prior studies for comparison
Perform QC on equipment/images if necessary
Accurate typing skills required.
Requires a minimum one year to be proficient in duties.
Prior related experience in health care billing preferred.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables within established policies and protocols.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must be able to reasonably make appropriate judgment in communications and actions with patients, physicians, other associates, outside agencies, and vendors.
Good communication and organization skill
Positive and professional attitude
Education: Sat for and received advanced certification in Mammography
Experience (Type & Length): Requires two years of specialized training equivalent to an Associates Degree at an AMA approved school of radiological technology. 3D tomography mammography experience, GE preferred. Stereotactic biopsy experience is a PLUS.
Certification/Licensure: Must be a registered radiological technologist with a current MA license to practice as a Radiologic Technologist and a Mammography Radiologic Technologist.