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Lead Mammography Tech

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Lead Mammography Tech manages the day-to-day operations of the mammography department by establishing practices and procedures as well as standardizing operations. They manage the accreditation of the hospital, equipment, technologist, and services under the MQSA (Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program) guidelines. They are responsible for related equipment, supply inventory, patient education and the continuum of patients care before, during, and after procedures.Essential Job FunctionsCoordinates all operations related to mammography services (e.g., scheduling service, safety, patient care, and equipment maintenance).Safely and proficiently performs all mammographic/ and related procedures and imaging.Oversees MQSA inspections, ACR (American College of Radiology) accreditations, Quality Control Program, Physicist Surveys, Equipment Maintenance, Technologist Certifications and education, and Policies and Procedures.Maintains proper staffing levels to meet workflow requirements; assists staff technologists with maintaining appropriate absenteeism and tardiness record.Supervises Mammography Technologists and students.Coordinates and implements components related to breast health care needs (e.g., BSE (breast self-examination) instructions, patient education, and patient grants and payment assistance).Provides excellent customer service for both internal and external customers.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCertification and Registration in Mammography, ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) (required) State Licensure (preferred, unless required by the state where the job is being performed)BLS Basic Life Support American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) (required)EducationAssociate's from an ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) accredited institute (preferred)Work ExperienceTwo years' experience as a registered mammography technologist (required)Two years' experience as a lead radiologic technologist (preferred)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)Picture archiving communication system (PACS) (preferred)LanguageNonePatient PopulationAdults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materialsMay have periods of constant interruptionsGeneral office environment* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsPhysical DemandsFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) xLifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) xPush/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) xStoop, Kneel xCrawling xClimbing xBalance xBending xWork PositionFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Sitting xWalking xStanding xAdditional Physical Requirements/HazardsPhysical RequirementsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephoneReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionDepth perceptionHazardsUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesSkillsPatient centered careMonitor patient conditions during examinationRecord patient medical historiesEvaluate employee performancePatient and staff schedulingCollects and analyzes department dataBudgeting and financial acumenWorking within an interdisciplinary teamAttention to detailCritical thinkingCommunication with patients and/or family membersConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingPicture Archive and Communication System (PACS)Radiology Information Systems (RIS)Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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