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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Mammo Technologist in Burien, Washington

Mammo Technologist

St. Anne HospitalBurien, Washington

Requisition ID 2021-212478 Employment Type Full Time Department Diagnostic Imaging Center Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (7:00am-5:30pm) Remote No Category Radiology

Overview

Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new experienced external Mammo Techs

  • Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)

  • 1 year of experience experience required

  • Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date

  • 2 year commitment

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for operating mammography imaging equipment to perform, under the direction of a Radiologist, specialized screening and diagnostic examinations of the breast to safely and accurately capture specific images key to the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease. Work is performed in accordance with professional standards under scope of licensure and under strict safety protocols and regulatory requirements. Work includes: 1) preparing and operating radiographic equipment to produce high quality images for Radiologist evaluation, 2) explaining procedures to patients and positioning them correctly and effectively; and 3) performing quality assurance checks on imaging equipment to ensure it is in good working order. Throughout the imaging process, mammography technologists use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.

Essential Duties:

Prepares equipment for imaging tests in accordance with established standards, safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results; performs quality assurance checks to ensure all parameters are within appropriate limits and the diagnostic quality of the images produced.

Explains procedure(s) to patient in preparation for the examination to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation; ensures that all questions/concerns are addressed prior to beginning the exam; monitors and documents physiological condition of the patient prior to, and during, the procedure.

Operates imaging equipment to perform mammography screening/diagnostic protocols based on physicians’ orders and in accordance with professional imaging standards/protocols and regulatory requirements.

Maintains records and documentation as required by department protocols and licensure requirements.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology, and two years of related work experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities. Some designated positions may require successful completion of accredited coursework for stereotactic breast biopsy, or willingness to be trained on-the-job to perform this procedure.

A minimum of fifteen continuing education credit hours in a 36-month period specific to mammography is required.

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position and that meets the qualifications of any required certification or licensure.

Licensure/Certification

American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (M) (R)

Current State of Washington licensure as a Radiology Technologist – Certified.

Washington Society of Radiological Technologist (WSRT) recommended.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification

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Equal Opportunity

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a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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