Virginia Mason Medical Mammography Technologist - Downtown Mammography in Seattle, Washington
JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 210186 Department: Mammography Hours: Variable Days/Variable HoursFull Time, Day shift/variable daysThis position provides patients with highly technical mammographic procedures including the application of prescribed ionizing radiation and administering contrast agents/medications for radiological diagnosis. This position is also responsible to complete required paperwork and documentation for the ACR/FDA accreditation and re-accreditation process for the medical center. This position may also be responsible for all aspects of quality assurance in the downtown clinic and for overseeing the Quality Assurance programs at the satellites. This position in the RMC's also supports General Radiolgy, Dexa, ASC's.With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.Qualifications:This position requires a Washington State License as a Radiologic Technologist.Certificate from the American Registry of Radiological Technology including mammography.Minimum one year experience in Diagnostic Radiology (or two years at VM as a student tech).24 hours of continuing medical education are required every two years.CPR license to be renewed every two years.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.A thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology.Strong organizational skills.Willingness to grow with technological changes occurring in the field.Ability to manage stressful situations appropriately.Ability to attend to multiple tasks and work independently.Ability to be versatile and flexible.Preferred is two years of experience in mammography.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.