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Providence Mammography Technologist in Santa Monica, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Mammo Tech for Per-Diem Day Shift to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA

We are seeking a Mammography Technologist who will be reporting to the Manager or Director of Imaging, performs mammographic imaging of the breast to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases. Prepare and assist in breast in compliance to established policies and procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect.

  • Support and participate in activities that foster customer service.

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate.

  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education.

  • Attend and successfully complete general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements.

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings.

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications.

  • Comply with hospital policies and procedures regarding acceptable:

  • Attendance, Timekeeping, Dress code, Professionalism.

  • Use of Standard Precautions in all patient contact as applicable.

  • The provision of a safe environment for patients, visitors and co-workers.

  • Reporting and responding to facility emergencies such as fire, infant abduction, and disruption in utilities and hazardous materials spills.

  • Report all suspected abuse or neglect.

  • Demonstrate skill in the use of equipment including its capabilities, limitations and appropriate/special applications.

  • Ensure that the rights of all patients are respected and maintained by allowing for privacy, cultural diversity and dignity in the provision of care.

  • Demonstrate a positive professional image, performs responsibilities in a professional manner, demonstrates flexibility in the provision of patient care/service and utilizes a collaborative approach with co-workers.

  • Function as a team member, contributing to the smooth operations of the unit on a day to day basis, and for the patients/customer’s overall general welfare.

  • Demonstrate willingness to perform tasks generally designated to be done by others, when the need arises.

  • Demonstrate organizational skills including prioritization and time management.

  • Identify problems, implement appropriate solutions and evaluate effectiveness.

  • Utilize appropriate resources when indicated to resolve conflicts, solve problems and achieve goals.

  • Identify and communicates opportunities to improve care or service.

  • Establish yearly goals that will enhance personal job performance.

  • Seek and utilizes new approaches to problem solving, reaching goals and/or new programs.

  • Ensure human and material resources of the organization are used responsibly and in accordance with hospital policy.

  • Identify cost saving strategies appropriate to the department.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of age specific care for the neonate through the geriatric population, including but not limited to identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk. Applicable for the populations: Infant, Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric.

  • Obtain patient history, cooperation and consent. Explains procedures and addresses any patient concerns.

  • Prepare and maintains room for daily procedures.

  • Provide comfort and privacy for patient during and after examination.

  • Perform diagnostic and screening mammograms in compliance with hospital policies and protocols.

  • Select appropriate techniques that produces high quality diagnostic mammography images for radiologists to evaluate.

  • Adjust positioning and techniques according to patient’s body habitus, including taking into consideration patients with implants and location of lesions.

  • Document scars, moles, lumps, etc. on clinical information sheet.

  • Demonstrate proper sterile techniques and infection control.

  • Assist physicians in biopsies, etc.

  • Select and operate equipment as directed.

  • Demonstrate ability to operate hospital systems.

  • Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary.

  • Perform QA, QC procedures as directed by supervisor.

  • Back-up contact to notify patients of recommended additional studies as directed by supervisor.

  • Additional Responsibilities IF AND/OR WHEN the care giver is a team leader:

  • Perform Imaging procedures in compliance with department protocols.

  • Perform quality assurance/quality control systems or programs assigned.

  • Assist in staff scheduling.

  • Resolve patient care issues and concerns.

  • Address patient scheduling issues.

  • Serve as a preceptor, mentor and support to coworkers and students.

  • Perform daily workqueues.

  • Report any accidents, complaints, or equipment malfunctions to Management.

  • Attend Lead meetings.

  • Demonstrate high integrity, accountability, and tactfulness.

  • Must be respectful and equitable in dealings.

  • Display superior work ethics and professionalism.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successfully completed a program in radiological technology.

  • ARRT, R registry.

  • ARRT, M registry.

  • CRT Radiological License.

  • CRT Mammography License or obtain within 6 months of employment.

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 278909

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