Job Title: Mammography Technologist
Locations: Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville (may rotate between all locations)
Hours: Four 10 hour days, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Position Type: Full time
Wages: $30.59 - $54.15 Per Hour Dependent on experience, education and internal equity of existing employees.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Retirement, Paid Time Off
Resume Required: Yes
Date Posted: April 22, 2022
Posting Expires: Open until filled.
In accordance with state mandates Central Oregon Radiology Associates, P.C. has adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, as of October 18, 2021, requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an exemption on file.
- Submit online application.
- Fully complete the application including all your previous work experience.
- Submit resume.
A mammography technologist in our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence operates radiologic equipment and performs mammography procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease. The mammography technologist is responsible for appropriate patient positioning and for programming the machine to achieve correct density, contrast, definition, magnification, and distortion to obtain optimum image quality. This position will rotate weekends and work among all locations in various clinic environments such as diagnostic imaging centers and hospitals.
This position requires regular reliable attendance. This position requires a high level of attention to detail and accuracy, knowledge, and confidentiality. Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs mammography exams in accordance with established protocols and procedures.
- Interacts with radiologists to ensure quality breast images and patient care.
- Communicates to all mammography technologists’ quality issues, equipment issues, protocol changes, and procedure changes.
- Maintains documentation to ensure ACR accreditation, MQSA (Mammogram Quality Standards Act) and FDA compliance.
- Provides patient care and education instruction to patients. Ability to develop excellent rapport with patients and make the process as comfortable as possible.
- Operates radiograph imaging equipment.
- Assists radiologist performing imaging and invasive procedures.
- Verifies patient’s record is up to date and accurate. Makes appropriate changes in computer system and on patient’s medical record.
- Assists with other clinic needs, including laundry, scheduling, telephone inquiries and data entry.
- Performs other duties as necessary and assigned to keep the department running smoothly.
- Must be flexible with work schedule as hours and/or location may vary.
- Required to maintain current state license through OBMI, ARRT.
- Must have the ability to work cohesively with others.
Education and Experience
- High School Diploma and/or GED.
- Current Oregon State License (OBMI), ARRT, CPR Certification and Current CE’s.
- Please NOTE: Mammography Certification is preferred, but on the job training will be provided with the expectation that Mammography Certification will be obtained within 6 months of hire date. X-Ray Technologist encouraged to apply.
Typical Physical Demands
These typical physical demands are required with or without accommodations. Requires full range of body motion
- Must be able to remain in a standing position for up to 95% of a workday.
- Sit to stand desks are available to all employees if the workstation has space to accommodate without obstruction to patients.
- Frequently assists in patient mobility. May often transport patients in wheelchairs, on a gurney, using a Hoyer Lift or Gimme-A-Lift device. Often transports diagnostic devices and patient care supplies of varying weights and occasionally moves paper/boxes of varying weights, up to 50 pounds.
Move or Transverse
- Constantly moves about the inside of the office/exam rooms for patient care and to access supplies and various diagnostic/office machinery, etc.
Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position
- Constantly operates diagnostic machines and/or other office productivity machinery, such as a computer, iPad, copy machine, printer, etc.
Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information, Monitor
- Frequently communicate with physicians, patients and coworkers who have questions about exams, preparations, or other patient care needs.
- Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
Detect, Determine, Monitor, perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess
- Must be able to visually see patient to position or assist and identify changes in patient’s wellbeing.
- Must have the ability to read orders or other communications on the patient’s and clinic’s behalf.
Exposure to work
- Normally works indoors.
- Occasionally will take patients outdoors in the event we are using mobile scanners or transporting items to laboratories.
CORA is committed to providing employees with a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. CORA advocates achieving a diverse workforce through application of its equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. Reasonable accommodation can and will be provided to any employee who needs accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job if the accommodation does not cause undue hardship.