Lead Women's Imaging Tech

Connecticut, CT

Post Date: 12/06/2017 Job ID: 4475 Department: Allied Health

Title: Lead Women’ s Imaging Tech

Location: Fairfield County, CT 06820

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Allied Health

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Lead Women’ s Imaging Tech for a non-for-profit community teaching hospital. Under the supervision of the Radiology manager, the Lead Women’ s Imaging Tech will assist in the planning, direction, and coordination of staff and activities pertaining to Mammography. The Lead Women’ s Imaging Tech utilizes imaging equipment for creating diagnostic images, operates radiographic equipment, processes images, and prepares patient rooms, equipment supplies and medications. Provides patients services using imaging modalities. Assists the Chief Technologist in developing and implementing departmental objectives. May assume the responsibilities of the Chief Technologist in his/her absence. Maintains compliance within the fields of Mammography as required by State and Federal regulatory mandates.

Responsibilities:
  • Able to solve job related problems such as equipment malfunctions, alternate patient positions, different views and the realization of equipment and patient limitations.
  • Prepares all imaging exams for reading to include correct identification and processing of images. Assures proper procedure is billed correctly and diagnosis matches the procedure.
  • Aware of radiation safety procedures. Minimizes radiation exposure to patient and self. Addresses Patients concern of radiation exposure.
  • Warms up equipment. Checks and inspects equipment.
  • Makes the safety of patient and self a priority. Cleans and disinfects equipment
  • Ensure all images are labeled as required to also include correct patients name, MRN, and DOB. Evaluates each image for technical quality before releasing patient.
  • Checks for patient identification, questions the patient to obtain a patient history or pre-existing conditions. Always questions female patients regarding pregnancy.
  • Maintains appropriate licensure, registration and continuing education requirements.
  • Coordinates with Breast Health Specialist for scheduling and procedures.

Educational Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Graduated from an accredited radiologic technologist training program approved by the American Medical Association.
  • Valid Radiology license from the State of Connecticut
  • Current ARRT certification
  • Advanced certification in Mammography (M) required. CPR certified. 

Lea Tal

CEO
43 Kensico Dr, Mt. Kisco NY 10549 USA

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