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Mammography Technologist I - Per Diem - Somerville

Company: Atrius Health
Location: Somerville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives. Under the direction of a Radiologist, performs both general mammography imaging procedures as well as advanced procedures and/or Breast Ultrasound exams to generate imaging information for the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of patients. Performs mammography exams in accordance with MQSA, state regulations, and health centers' established policies and procedures. Also performs advanced level procedures such as stereotactic biopsies and/or breast ultrasound to include ultrasound guided breast biopsies and/or other mammography intervention procedures under guidance of certified radiologist. Operates equipment safely and maintains ALARA standards while performing mammography and any other types of radiological procedures. Reports to either a Radiology Supervisor or Regional Radiology Manage EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalency certificate (e.g. GED, HiSET, TASC Test) from an accredited institution or governmental unit required. Graduate of an accredited radiography program. Must be licensed in Radiography for a minimum of one year and have successfully passed the ARRT exam in Mammography. Continuing education and continuing experience requirements as defined by the American college of Radiology (ACR) must be maintained. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty. EXPERIENCE Minimum 1-year experience as a mammography technologist preferred. General knowledge of healthcare delivery services. Knowledge of Mammography equipment and MQSA and ACR regulations. Ability to learn and master new tasks related to Image Quality and Safety. Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of various diverse backgrounds. Ability to complete Mammography exams in a timely manner even under stressful condition. Knowledge of PACS and associated equipment. Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity. Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the statePDN-968b4759-98d7-44bc-868a-77e2e3f6c31b

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