Mammography Tech

  • Req #: 48743
  • Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital
  • Lincoln City, OR
  • NLH Mammography
  • .5 (40 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: Varies - Varies
  • Overtime Rule: 8+40
  • $32.13 - $47.18
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Performs high-quality mammographic procedures within the scope of state licensure at a technical and professional level that does not require direct supervision. Performs appropriate patient evaluation and uses proper technical factors for diagnostic image production. This position will also have Dexa responsibilities.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Diagnostic Imaging teams at Samaritan Health Services use state-of-the-art imaging technology while providing health care teams with the information needed for a fast, accurate diagnosis. Imaging services include: X-Ray, Fluoroscopy, Bone Density, CT Scan, Digital Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, PET-CT Mobile, and Ultrasound services.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current ARRT RT(R) credential required.
    • Current unencumbered Oregon license in Radiologic Technology required.
    • Current ARRT Post Primary Certification in Mammography required within one (1) year of hire.
    • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
    • Performance of a minimum of 200 documented mammograms in the last calendar year preferred.
    • Experience in a hospital setting preferred.
    • Dexa experience preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Adaptability/Flexibility/Social Perceptiveness: Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent situations that may arise with diverse patient populations, as well as adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients. Possess sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Communication/Medical Terminology: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Knowledge of medical records, procedures, and terminology.
    • Confidentiality/Health Information Technology: Knowledge of and ability to comply with State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information and how it applies to health information technology.
    • Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Safety/Mechanical: Knowledge of safety practices and procedures, as well as knowledge of equipment and systems and the ability to promote safe and secure operations.
    • Stress Management/Problem Solving/Time Management: Ability to maintain patience and composure in high stress/difficult situations. Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to be completed within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      CLIMB - LADDER

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      KNEEL (on knees)

      CRAWL (hands & knees)

      SIT

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      SQUAT Repetitive

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      PINCH Fingers

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (20-40 pounds force)

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      REACH - Forward

      REACH - Upward

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      None specified

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