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Posted: Friday, November 3, 2017 6:30 PM

Description: Under the supervision of the Imaging Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor, performs a variety of diagnostic mammography procedures and departmental support functions. Utilizes departmental policies and procedures in meeting patient needs, adheres to proper quality utilization and risk management policies and practices. Performs imaging procedures for patients of both genders and all ages.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs all functions of the Mammography Technologist job.
  • Collaborates with department supervisor in establishing policy, procedures and protocols.
  • Implements and maintains departmental quality control program under the direction of the Assistant or Imaging Supervisor. Monitors documentation of quality control programs to include recording equipment malfunctions and service needs.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and quality of exams produced by technologist.
  • Submits monthly Reject Analysis report to the Assistant Supervisor.
  • Checks technologist work to ensure procedural completeness within a reasonable length of time with minimal or no error in technique.
  • Instructs and trains new technologists to operate radiographic equipment until proficiency is established.
  • Trains existing staff in new or revised procedures.
  • Responds to problematic work situations; performs highest level of technical duties and exams.
  • Actively participates in QI/RM activities; identifies and responds to patient care in departmental situations that impact the quality of care and/or create risk.
  • Documents exception occurrences on appropriate forms to resolve QI/RM issues; prepares information necessary for completing monthly QA reports.
  • Provides input into employee performance appraisals; coaches employees according to QC guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years of experience as a radiographer with ARRT-M status required.
  • Must maintain ARRT-M status throughout employment.
  • Graduation from approved school of radiology.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) required.
  • Licensed in the State of Virginia required.
  • Current BLS from America Heart Association required.
  • Advanced certification in mammography (ARRTM) required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate of Arts degree preferred.
    Primary Location: Virginia,Reston,Reston Medical Center 1890 Metro Center Dr.
    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
    Shift: Day
    Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri with rotating weekends
    Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM
    Working Hours End: 4:30 PM
    Job Schedule: Full-time
    Job Type: Standard
    Employee Status: Regular
    Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2
    Job Level: Individual Contributor
    Job Category: Imaging / Radiology
    Department: Radiology
    Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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    Associated topics: blood collection, laboratory, medical lab science, microbiology, mlt, sample collection, sterile processing technician, technician i, technician iv, technician lab


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