Mammography Technician - SW Houston

Houston, TX 77074

Posted: 07/13/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Health Care Job Number: 333 Pay Rate: $33-35

Pulse Staffing as a contract assignment available in Southwest Houston for an experienced mammographer.

Position is responsible for: performing mammography radiographic procedures that are used by physicians to detect abnormalities, make diagnoses and treat patients.  Screening Mammograms, Diagnostic Mammograms, Bone Density Exams, 3D tomography. 

Job duties include:

• Performs mammography radiographic exams on patients ensuring compliance with all radiation safety procedures: Prepares patients for exam, explains procedure, administers contrast when necessary, positions patients for the exam, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images.
• Enters and monitors patient data.
• Performs quality assurance on mammography equipment. May assist with initial and renewal application for ACR and other accreditation.
• Identifies and reports any accidents, complaints or equipment malfunction to department management. 
• Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
• Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization.
• Other duties as assigned.

Schedule is Monday - Friday 8a-4:30p

Education: • Graduate of an approved school of radiologic technology, required. • Graduate of an approved program of mammography technology, required.

License/Certification: • current American Heart Association  Basic  Life Support. • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required. • Registered Radiology Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-R), required. • Registered Mammography Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-M), required. 2 years of recent experience as a mammographer.

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