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Mammo Tech-Breast Imaging Center (new enhanced rates)

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Perform a variety of duties in administering X-rays and radiopaque substances to patients. Performs radiographic and mammography procedures of a highly specialized nature.

What you will do  
  • Prepares room, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patients
  • Cleans and disinfects x-ray room/equipment
  • Assists with the preparations of chemical mixtures for mammography biopsies and exams
  • Assists radiologists in the administration of intravenous and subcutaneous material.
  • Prepares patient for exam. Explains procedure, positions patient and assists patient at end of procedure
  • Follows prescribed techniques in administering general and specific X-rays. Adjusts equipment. Determines proper technique. Determines image quality before transmitting exam to PACS.
  • Ensures images have transferred adequately to PACS and radiologist workstation
  • Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition
  • Maintains stock supplies and performs general office duties
  • Assist in the performance of quality control testing as needed
  • Protects self and patient from injury and unnecessary radiation by utilizing proper technique factors
  • Assists in training new staff members
  • Maintains and respects confidentiality
  • Complies with medical center dress codes by wearing ID badge and maintaining professional appearance
  • Demonstrates commitment to own work schedule by adhering to attendance standards
  • Assists and transports patients in emergency situations to designated areas. Arranges for transportation to and from nursing units
  • Reports and suggestions or positive changes to supervisor
  • Incorporates physiological and developmental age of patients into overall plan for delivery of care
  • Responsibilities may require an adjusted work schedule overtime and evenings/weekend hours in order to meet the operational needs of the Department and/or the Hospital
  • Utilizing and or all Hospital provided equipment and or safe work procedures; employee shall be required to lift all objects as is practicable
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education Qualifications  
  • Graduate of an approved school of Radiographic Technology Required

Experience Qualifications  
  • 1-3 years Minimum of one year of Radiography experience with one year minimum in mammography Required and
  • Must have 15 CME specific to breast imaging for the last 36 months. Required and
  • Must have documentation for the performance of 200 mammograms in the past 24 months Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities  
  • The employee must be able to perform the physical requirements of this job, including but no limited to, standing, walking, reaching with arms and hands, climbing, balancing. Must be able to stoop, kneel and or crouch.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team to ensure that quality service is provided to clients and physicians
  • Ability to read, write and rationally comprehend the English language
  • Ability to recognize priorities and deal with them promptly

Licenses and Certifications  
  • ARRT Radiography Certification Registered ARRT in Radiography and Mammography Upon Hire Required and
  • Licensed by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection Upon Hire Required and
  • BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS-American Heart Assoc. Upon Hire Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  
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