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DIC Mammography Tech

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description



  • Prepares patient for exam. To relieve patient of pre-testing anxiety, translates examination into layman terms based on professional knowledge. Ensures consent form for procedure is obtained, if necessary. Positions patient for taking of radiographs according to the departmental standard operating procedures.

  • Arranges, attaches, or adjusts immobilization and supportive devices for patients.

  • Adjusts the x-ray equipment and operates controls to obtain correct exposure.

  • May assist physicians in the performance of mammographic image-guided interventional/special breast exams or procedures.

  • Monitors patient's condition in accordance with technical and safety standards. Recognizes and promptly reports patient's motor abnormalities; including, fainting, discoloration, contrast reactions etc., to the Radiologist.

  • Monitors patient's condition during the procedure. Operates equipment for transferring computed images to film and archival of disc memory to tape.

  • Processes and maintains exposed images. Labels film for identification and maintains required records. Utilizes film makers and ensures images are properly marked as the right or left side. Ensures images are legibly labeled with correct date and patient identification. Enters the exam onto the daily log sheet as needed. Properly completes the correct tracking steps for each examination.

  • Keys in patient history data and other pertinent information obtained from requisition.



    Performs related duties, as required.





    Job Qualification



  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program, required.

  • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist, required.

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration in Mammography, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in mammography imaging, required.



    Shift Details: Tuesday 9a-5:30p, Wednesday, 9:30a-6pm ( Reichert ) Thursday/Friday 9:30a-6p (Smithtown) & Saturday, 7:30a-4p (Smithtown)



    This position is eligible for a 10K Sign on Bonus!!



    *Additional Salary Detail
    The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, Stamford , DIC Mammography Tech, Other , Smithtown, Connecticut

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