collaboration with staff radiologists, this job possesses advanced
certification in Mammography and assesses patients and safely
performs advanced breast imaging procedures in accordance with
prescribed radiation safety procedures and protocols. Serves as a
clinical mentor for junior staff and students.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - Completion of a formal training program in
radiologic technology in an American Medical Association (AMA)
Preferred - 1 year of healthcare experience.
Required - Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic
Current license in the state of practice.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American
Advanced certification in mammography (within 1 year of hire or
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to
present information clearly and professionally.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to travel throughout and between facilities.
Verifies physician order and procedure to ensure accuracy.
Uses 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
Assists in the facilitation of departmental operations
(inventory, staff schedules, equipment maintenance,
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.
Performs other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level
of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer 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
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3
or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements
are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight
lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light
Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant
degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but
entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3)
when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing
the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the
weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress
and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an
industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body
fluid and tissue.
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an
area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or
works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases.
There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.