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Mammography Technologist I

Company: Westchester Medical Group
Location: Rye
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Technologist or his/her designee, the Mammography Technologist I performs mammographic examinations at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs high quality breast imaging for radiologist interpretation and diagnosis. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required.Schedule: Monday 4:00pm - 7:00pm and Wednesday 5:00pm - 8:00pmEssential Functions and Job Responsibilities:Mammography Technologist must follow physicians' orders precisely and conform to regulations concerning the use of radiation to protect themselves, their patients, and their coworkers from unnecessary exposure.Verify proper patient identification on the study and route it PACS.Maintains a daily log of patients seen.Operate the equipment to produce high quality images.Obtains essential information from patients, medical records, and previous scans for clinical correlation.Prepare and assist patients for Mammographic imaging as requested by a physician.Provide patient care with dignity and respect for the individual.Educate patients about the procedures to be performed.Obtain optimum quality images through employment of proper anatomical positioning, and other required techniques in accordance with the protocols designed by the radiologists.Observe and follow safety procedures to include radiation protection and universal precautions.Follow proper Quality assurance by performing daily check and weekly QA.Complete all documentation when performing Quality Assurance.Carry out quality control checks on equipment, reporting deficiencies to proper personnel for action.Must be able to work independently and demonstrate flexibility in work assignments.Demonstrate commitment of total quality management and the tenets of service excellence by acting in accordance with the organizational mission at all times.Keep familiar with changes regarding technology and safety for self, patients, and visitors.Process studies onto CD or Film format for patient study requests while maintaining proper HIPPA compliance.Maintain cleanliness of equipment and working area.Maintain familiarity of the emergency drugs and equipment's location.Maintain familiarity with the departments booking, scheduling, duplication, and PACS systems.Maintain professional and technical knowledge through training and fulfillment of continuing education requirements.Ability to maintain a great knowledge in human anatomy and cross section anatomy, proper positioning skills, and appropriate utilization of protocols and scanning techniques.High knowledge with variety of routine procedures and applications.Practices regulatory standards of MQSA and ACR.Ability to maintain continuing education credits and professional licenses required by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Protection and The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.Promote and follow WMG policies, rules, and regulations.Execution of related duties as necessary or as assigned.Required Qualifications:New York State License and ARRT Certification with Mammography modality.Maintaining superior diagnostic imaging in accordance with standardized procedures.Excellent patient and people skills.Ability to maintain a great knowledge in human anatomy and cross section anatomy, proper positioning skills and appropriate utilization of protocols and scanning techniques.High knowledge with variety of routine procedures and applications.Ability to maintain continuing education credits and professional licenses required by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Protection and The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.Westmed COVID-19 DisclaimerDue to the increased number of COVID-19 cases and the surge of the Delta variant, Westmed requires all new hires to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine upon hire. Westmed provides accommodations to new hires that provide legitimate medical or religious reasons for their inability to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and will be required to sign a waiver of acknowledgement. Westmed is committed to preventing the spread of infectious diseases and our goal is to provide a safe and healthy environment for our employees and for those we serve within our communities.Total Rewards at Westmed Medical GroupOur employees are essential to our mission of being trusted partners in the comprehensive, lifelong care of our patients. In turn, it is essential to Westmed to provide our employees and their families with comprehensive, meaningful total rewards. We provide a valuable suite of benefit, wellness, and compensation programs and resources to support the needs of our employees and their families at various stages of life. In addition, we prioritize modern and safe office environments, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and employee performance and recognition programs that foster professional and personal development and career growth opportunities.Here at Westmed, our total rewards include, but are not limited to:Benefits on Day 1 - Health and insurance coverage is essential now more than and ever, and we've got you covered as soon as you start employment.Complimentary Care at Westmed - FREE copays, visits, eye exams, discounted optical frames, and more for employees and their families when seeing internal Westmed providers.Voluntary Benefits - Wide array of supplemental benefits to meet individual needs such as vision, pet insurance, legal, hospital indemnity, accident, critical illness, life insurance, short term and long term disability, FSA, DCA, and other benefit plans.Work/Life Balance - Paid time off including PTO, birthday day off, bereavement, holidays, and more so employees can take a break or care for themselves and their family.Paid Maternity Leave - Paid time off for the birth of a child to assist with important time away while welcoming the newest addition to your family.Retirement Investing - 401(k) plan, safe harbor annual contribution, and more to help you build towards your retirement.Financial Wellness - Educational courses, webinars, and coaching to help foster financial literacy.Robust Wellness Program - New interactive program that encompasses education, challenges, and rewards for physical, mental, and financial health.Perks & Discounts - Access to a variety of different discounts for fitness, events, wellness, education courses, and more.Beyond Base Pay - Referral rewards, annual merit reviews, LPN tuition reimbursement, and performance programs.We Are WestmedWestmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 400 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees. Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care. The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune-- 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.At Westmed, we recognize that every member of our team is critical to our ability to enhance the health and wellbeing of the patients and communities we serve. With a focus on wellness, our medical practice leads the way in proactive health management, by using a collaborative and team based approach at all levels of the organization. We believe in providing a safe and inclusive, and diverse environment, while delivering the highest quality of care and a "Five-Star Patient Experience" - for every patient, every time. Patient Experience is woven in to the fabric of everything we do at Westmed and we all play a part in that journey by treating our patients and each other with a welcoming attitude, team spirit, respect and mindfulness.Westmed is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.Westmed is committed to a long term, sustainable approach for safeguarding our environment to ensure that we are passing along a healthy planet to the next generation. Our company is dedicated to protecting the quality of the environment in which we all share.

Keywords: Westchester Medical Group, Stamford , Mammography Technologist I, Healthcare , Rye, Connecticut

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