Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC
  • Multiple locations
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Other

Medical/Vision, Dental/Orthodontia, 401(k), Employer Paid Long Term Disability Insurance, Employer Paid Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Employer Paid Parental Leave, Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Long Term Care, Flexible Spending Medical, Dependent Care, & Transportation Accounts, Paid Time Off & Holidays, Life Balance, Employee Assistance Program, Childbirth Education Classes & Breastfeeding Support


At WHA, we're a team, passionate about humanizing healthcare. We're inspired by the diverse stories, strength and resilience of our patients and the unique choices they make in pursuing health for themselves and their families. We envision a world where every person has the opportunity to achieve their optimal health and we're here to support that journey with personalized, culturally competent care and knowledge.

The Mammography Technologist ensures high quality mammographic and bone densitometry exams to ensure compassionate, patient-focused procedures in a professional and highly skilled manner.

This position is On Call and will be working at our Peterkort, Lloyd, Oregon City and Tualatin locations.

DUTIES

  • Performs high quality digital Tomosynthesis mammography exams for interpretation.
  • Performs diagnostic studies per radiologist recommendation.
  • Performs core needle-guided biopsies with the upright prone Hologic affirm biopsy unit.
  • Performs precision studies on GW Lunar and Hologic Discovery Bone Densitometry.
  • Ensures that all ARRT, ACR and MQSA standards are met using excellent positioning skills.
  • Maintains and ensures proper continuing education is met, as required by ARRT, ACR and MQSA.
  • Assists Mammography Supervisor by maintaining quality assurance requirements in accordance with the ACR and MQSA standards that include but are not limited to: weekly detector flat field calibration, weekly artifact evaluation, weekly phantom images, weekly SNR measurements, weekly viewing conditions, biweekly compression indicator, quarterly repeat / reject analysis, and semiannual geometry calibration and compression.
  • Makes independent decisions regarding quality mammographic images.
  • Reports any changes in quality assurance testing or quality of the mammographic image by contacting Mammography Supervisor and / or Field Service Engineer.
  • Provides protection for patient and self in accordance with prescribed safety standards that include consistent and established policy on reject / repeat measurements and follows the state's regulatory Radiation Protection Laws.
  • Makes conscious effort provide quality mammography with compassion and the least amount of discomfort as possible.
  • Reports all incidents involving patients and employees on proper incident report forms.
  • Employs sterile techniques as required for invasive procedures.
  • Maintains supplies in work area.
  • Takes responsibility for and demonstrates safe work practices, including maintaining a clean, well-ordered work area.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current license with the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging required.
  • Registered and in good standing with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Advanced certificate in mammography required.
  • Current CPR or BLS certification required.
  • Specialized mammography training required.
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology as required by the AART accreditation board.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards common to mammography and bone densitometry including radiation protection, equipment functions, body mechanics and patient protections.
  • Skill in proper patient positioning and stabilization.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with patients, radiologists, medical staff, and the public.
  • Proven effective communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background check.

Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Oregon employers are required by a number of state and federal agencies to display a variety of workplace notices and posters, including:
Federal Family and Medical Leave Act
https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf
Oregon Family Leave Act
www.oregon.gov/boli/TA/docs/oflaposter2016englishlarge.pdf

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