Oct 14, 2021

Mammography Technologist II - Mobile Breast Cancer Services

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Mammography Technologist II (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Mobile Breast Cancer Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

This position is required to perform a variety of radiological technical procedures specific to the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in a high volume outpatient setting, either fixed or mobile. Responsible for producing high quality radiographic images while interacting with all patients in a caring and comforting manner.

In this position you will:

  • Interacts with patient, explaining procedure thoroughly and answering any questions as appropriate. Models excellence in professional radiologic practice at all times while also functioning as a patient advocate
  • Accurately produces mammographic images per protocol, making appropriate technical adjustments for body size and habitus, age, and past medical history. Analyzes technical quality of films and repeats when appropriate
  • Dependent on location and in conjunction with the radiologist, performs all departmental special procedures including (but not limited to) image-guided breast biopsies (tomo, stereotactic, ultrasound and MRI guided), galactography, aspirations and needle localizations. Participates fully in the procedural rotation for the location, demonstrating competency in all provided procedures
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of radiation safety principles for both patients and self. Provides radiation protection when appropriate
  • For mobile assignment only, familiar with equipment on board the coaches and competent in triaging issues to appropriate staff/department/vendor

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Formal radiologic technology training program, which meets the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license
  • Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT at the time of hire
  • If not certified in mammography, you will be required to seek and pass advanced certification within one (1) year of employment
  • If specifically hired into the Mobile Mammography program, you must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and an insurable driving record
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current ARRT advanced certification in mammography
  • Two (2) years’ experience in full-time mammography

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Madison Bldg (WA177) 1101 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 314137