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  • Mammography / Routine Technologist

    Req No.
    CommUnityCare Health Centers
    Southeast Health and Wellness Center
    2901 Montopolis Drive
    Medical Services
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift Days
    Mon-Fri for now
    Shift Hours
    9-6 may change in Feb. 2019
  • Overview

    In collaboration with patients, families (as defined by the patient) and staff across all disciplines and departments is responsible for performing a variety of X-ray procedures for diagnostic purposes.


    • Perform assigned X-ray procedures and performs a variety of mammography-related for the service.
    • Develop X-ray films using processing equipment.
    • File X-rays according to established practice, policy and procedure and maintain accurate filing system.
    • Schedule patients for X-rays in support of clinic activities and/or referrals.
    • Compile data and prepare reports for management review.
    • Maintain equipment using quality checks, arrange preventive maintenance as indicated and assure that X- ray services are in compliance with state licensing, inspection and safety requirements.
    • Order/issue supplies, as needed, and ensure adequate inventory is maintained.
    • Act as Safety Officer for radiology and notify the Bureau of Radiation Control of anything irregular such as equipment issues and patient or staff member exposure.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Individual must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique.
    • Communicates with the patient and relays any pertinent information to the Clinical Manager and documents on tracking sheet/chart.
    • Understands and performs any necessary additional exams.


    • Complete all direct and indirect care documentation in timely manner and ensure patient records are current and complete.
    • Attend daily patient care (unit) huddles and periodic informational (clinic) huddles, meetings, patient conferences, or planning sessions. These may be related to quality assurance, patient care and other related topics within the clinic.
    • Attend seminars and maintain all licensure and/or certification requirements for continuing education and best practices.
    • Participate in quality strategies to evaluate compliance with evidence-based guidelines, standards and to identify opportunities to improve patient outcomes.
    • Ensure all tasks provided and associated with patient care, patient administrative processes and related duties comply with all regulatory and accreditation standards including The Joint Commission and CommUnityCare Standard Operating Procedures and CommUnityCare Policies and Procedures.
    • Develop and maintain favorable internal relationships, partnerships with co-workers, including clinical managers, clinical support staff, providers and business office staff.
    • Interact respectfully and collaboratively with patients and their families, striving to develop favorable relationships with families.
    • Collaborate with all members of the care team in providing patient-centered care.
    • Ability to effectively communicate to patients the procedures and educate women about the role of regular mammography in preventative breast health.
    • Ability to effectively communicate on an individual and small group basis to doctors, patients and other employees.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and sometimes complicated, written or oral instructions.
    • Must maintain patient-first focus at all times and exhibit outstanding customer service skills.
    • Consistently practice excellent mammography positioning and exposure technique.


    MINIMUM EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited American Medical Association School of Radiology.

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of 1 year experience in a clinical setting.

    • Demonstrated experience properly taking x-rays and ensuring patient safety during the procedure.
    • Demonstrated experience at processing films.

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  Knowledge of database software, Sectra RIS/PACS software is preferred.

    • Two years of experience in mammography is preferred.

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:  Holds and maintains these certifications as a professional. Lapsing/expiration of these certifications/licensure will result in suspension of work:

    • Current registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) or other recognized association. Hold current certification with ARRT in Mammography or MQSA qualified to take ARRT advanced level exam in mammography with documentation of clinical experience.
    • Must possess non-restricted licensure in the State of Texas.
    • Current Medical Radiologic Technologist Certificate from the Texas Department of Health.


    • Current healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card and will be required to maintain a current CPR certification during employment.



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