Nov 19, 2021

Mammography Tech - On-Call

  • Providence
  • Lubbock, TX, USA

Job Description

Covenant Health is seeking a part time, day shift Mammography Technologist with the Diagnostics Department at Covenant Children's Hospital.

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Job Summary:

Job requires the individual to be certified as a Radiology Technologist & Registered as a Mammography Technologist. Individual must operate all x-ray and film-processing equipment needed to provide mammography procedures. This individual must be an experienced professional who is able to perform technical procedures with minimum supervision. The technologist must be able to make independent judgment in using ionizing radiation. The procedures performed along with Radiologist's interpretation must meet state and federal regulations. Each facility must designate a quality control technologist with responsibilities to meet the quality control requirements of state and federal guidelines.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to accurately perform mammography study including positioning of patient and proper technical factors to ensure optimal study results.
  • Must be able to accurately mark films to identify proper body orientation.
  • Must be able to obtain a clinical history of the patients pertaining to the study being performed and determine if the patient is eligible for the procedure.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with interpreting radiologist to make needed clinical improvements in film quality.
  • Must have adequate knowledge to operate all mammography and Image film processing equipment in accordance with hospital policy and procedure and all regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures that all areas are stocked with adequate supplies for daily operation. Must adhere to all established department policies and procedures, quality management, radiation safety, and infection control standards.
  • Participates in education and special events to increase awareness of breast cancer and the importance of mammography.
  • Must meet ongoing state and federal requirement for continuing education.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Coursework/Training - Hospital or College based accredited Radiological Technology program.

Experience:

  • Radiology experience in a hospital or clinic setting including film processing experience.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • ARRT registry –Radiological Technologist.
  • Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist by the Texas Department of Health.
  • Mammography Certification/Registry or Certification/Registry eligible.
  • BLS (AHA) certification within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Coursework/Training - Have 40 hours of formal training in Mammography and completion of 25 supervised mammograms, as required by the Mammography Quality Standards Acts (MQSA).

Experience :

  • Experience in mobile mammography setting.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • ARRT Mammography Certification or Certification eligible.

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC

Covenant Children’s

Covenant Specialty

Covenant Plainview - PLV

Covenant Levelland - LVL

Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)

Covenant Medical Group (CMG)

Covenant Health Partners

Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Req ID: R341360