Radiology Technologist with Mammography Experience

Employer
Optum
Location
Covina, CA
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
May 09, 2021
Ref
2158303909
Specialty
Nursing, Radiology

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OVERVIEW OF POSITION:

Responsible for performing diagnostic medical mammogram examinations not requiring constant supervision on technical details with a comprehensive knowledge of mammography positioning. Assumes responsibilities for designated areas or procedures as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate Optum'scommitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.

* Applies comprehensive knowledge of all techniques and mammography positioning procedures in producing diagnostic mammograms.

* Maintains quality assurance protocol as required by the state and American College of Radiology.

* Explains procedures to patients and checks for understanding.

* Ensures that patients needs for privacy and confidentiality are met and that patient is physically covered whenever possible.

* Assist the Radiologist during special procedures (e.g., breast needle localization).

* Maintains a sterile and safe environment for patients and staff according to department and company policies.

* Assists in the development of new procedures and techniques as required.

* Performs general office duties including the coordination of daily mammogram schedule.

* Orders supplies as needed.

* Ensures that the delivery of services reflects efficient and effective use of supplies and appropriate utilization of resources.

* Consistently demonstrates knowledge of infection control standards.

* Consistently uses and reinforces proper body mechanics and appropriate personal protection equipment.

* Self-identifies potentially unsafe system, processes and/or situations, and reports them using the appropriate forms.

* Attends and participates in educational programs and shares knowledge with peers.

* Adheres to Universal Precautions at all times.

* Adheres to safety policies and procedures at all times.

* Uses, protects, and disclosesOptum patients protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

* Performs additional duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

* 1 or 2 years of post-high school education or a degree from a two-year college.

* Current CRT and ARRT certification.

* Graduate of AMA-approved school of Radiology Technology.

* Documentation of continuing mammogram training.

* MMO certified preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

_MINIMUM:_

* Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

* Computer literate.

* Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers.

* Bilingual preferred.

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