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Mammography Technologist - Jeff Hwy - Sign On Bonus Available - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job performs mammography and breast imaging procedures on patients; assumes responsibility for the care of the patient while in the Breast Imaging Department, and follows all safety requirements with patients, visitors and medical personnel. Education Required - Completion of a formal training program in Radiologic Technology program in an AMA approved school Work Experience Preferred - One year healthcare experience Certifications Required - Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (AART). Current license in the state of practice Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association Advanced certification in mammography(within one year of hire or transfer) Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) * Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information. * Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally. * Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard. * Strong interpersonal skills. Job Duties * Verifies physician order and procedure to assure accuracy. * Utilizes radiology information systems to facilitate care. * Explains procedure to patient to ensure understanding. * Independently operates equipment to complete imaging procedure according to protocol. * Reviews patient images prior to transmission to ensure images meet diagnostic quality standards. * Completes timely quality control procedures in accordance with regulatory standards and performing notification/remediation as warranted. * Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations (inventory, staff schedules, equipment maintenance, etc.). * Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style. * Other related duties as required. Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical and Environmental Demands The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. EEO is the Law links in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic. Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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