Mammography Technologist

Cleveland Clinic

Strongsville, OH

Job posting number: #7254541 (Ref:ccf20546724)

Posted: June 11, 2024

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic’s Strongsville Family Health & Surgery Center and become a part of one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world. This patient-friendly facility offers primary care and a wide array of specialties providing patients with the world-class care Cleveland Clinic is known for. Here, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation and build a rewarding career. 

 

As a Mammography Technologist, you will provide mammography screenings, diagnostic and interventional procedures, and patient care services at defined levels to patients while maintaining patient safety.  

 

The ideal future caregiver is someone who: 

  • Has knowledge of anatomy and related pathologic processes.  

  • Communicates effectively with patients and team members.  

  • Is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.  

  • Can critically think and problem solve for patients’ best interests.  

  • Provides care with compassion, empathy, and positivity.  



In this role, you will work in a dynamic and technologically advanced environment that allows you to discover, learn and grow. You’ll remain professionally challenged as you shape the career of your dreams and find where you belong, here at Cleveland Clinic.

  
   
 

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That is why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you will find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being, and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you will be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare. 



Responsibilities:

  • Reviews mammography requisition and computer exam forms to determine the type of exam required.
  • Accurately positions patients, determines the exposure factors and operates mammography equipment according to established procedures to obtain a high quality image.
  • Reviews processed imaged to determine quality and the need for additional images.
  • Educates patients regarding procedures, equipment and the exam to ensure understanding and cooperation.
  • Ensure patients' safety and comfort during and after the exam.
  • Acquires, archives, transmits, and prints images via CAD and PACS.
  • Completes after hours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork.
  • Immediately reports any malfunctions to help desk and PACS Administrator.
  • Processes billing via RIS.
  • Assists with all policies and procedures required by local, state, and federal law, and with compliance or credentialing bodies (ACR, MQSA, Medicare, Medicaid, FDA, etc.)
  • Assists with instrument calibration and records to ensure compliance with quality assurance requirements.
  • Performs equipment checks to assure proper function of and notifies clinical engineering of any equipment malfunctions.
  • Ensures exam rooms are adequately supplied with linen and related medical supplies.
  • Provides teaching and mentoring to new hires and students.
  • Continually strives to learn new technical information and skills through attendance of periodic in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation sessions.
  • Potentially rotates through all diagnostic imaging modalities, sites and/or locations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology

Certifications:

  • Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(R) (ARRT), in good standing.
  • Certification in Mammography: R.T.(R) (M) (ARRT).
  • Current state licensure (RL) required prior to employment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Knowledge of anatomy and related pathologic processes.
  • Ability to communicate well with Radiologists and physicians to coordinate proper imaging of patients.
  • Strong communication skills are essential to provide excellent care to patients and families.
  • Ability to function well with minimal or no direct supervision.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience as a General Radiologic Technologist preferred.
  • Successful completion of 40 hours of mammography training.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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Job posting number:#7254541 (Ref:ccf20546724)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,Ohio
United States
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