Rad Tech I (Mammography) Part-Time M-F & an Occasional Sat.

Job Requisition #: JR59640

End Date: 5/31/2022

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Imaging/Radiology

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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PRIMARY FUNCTION: 

  • To perform diagnostic radiographic procedures according to departmental policy and guidelines 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Demonstrates complete knowledge and proficiency in the use of radiographic equipment. 

  • Acquire images; which includes proper identification of patient, date and time, history and markers on images. 

  • Ability to use the RIS, HIS, and Intergy computer systems and accurately enters patient information. 

  • Ensures adequate history of patient is obtained and documented. 

  • Maintains patient confidentiality. 

  • Ability to use and perform QC on PACS, Computed Radiology, and/or Digital Radiography Systems. 

  • Ability to burn patient CD's 

  • Interacts for solution of “routine problems” as they may occur to ensure customer satisfaction. 

  • Consistently uses two patient identifiers. 

  • Attends staff meetings and in-service programs. 

  • Completes Mandatory education. 

  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. 

  • Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors. 

  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development. 

  • The ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and to provide the care needed. 

  • Performs other related duties as required. 

  • Assist with the coordination of workflow and patient care activities. 

  • Assists in the learning process of students and new staff in departmental procedures, quality control and radiation safety. 

  • Demonstrates complete knowledge and proficiency in the use of contrast media injectors. 

  • Provides excellent customer service to patients, family members, physicians and staff. 

  • Ensures minimal exposure to oneself, other employees, patients, and the general public. 

 

SCOPE, PURPOSE AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS: 

  • Frequent contact with other Christiana Care employees, Radiologists, referring physicians, Allied Health Students, patients and their family members seeking services provided by Imaging Service employees. 

 

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS: 

  • Allied Health Students 

 

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED: 

  • Nurse Manager Breast Center  

  • Director Imaging Services 

  • Radiologist  

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Completion of two-year program in Radiology Technology is required. 

  • Associates Degree in Radiology Science is preferred. 

  • Mammography certified when applicable  

  • CPR Certification 

  • Maryland State License 

  • ARRT registered. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to provide care appropriate to all ages of patients including neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. 

  • Ability to function effectively as part of a small cohesive team is critical. 

  • Ability to work independently and respond to a stressful situation. 

  • Ability to physically respond to a crisis situation. 

  • Ability to interact with all types of personnel and patients. 

  • Ability to learn new technology. 

  • Ability to adjust work schedules and volunteer for extra shifts if workload warrants. 

  • Ability to coordinate simultaneous examination with accuracy. 

  • Knowledge related to radiographic positioning, procedure techniques and quality control. 

  • Knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology. 

  • Knowledge of and the ability to adhere to Radioactive Safety and protection policy and department policies, procedures and guidelines. 

  • Skill in oral and written communication. 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • ARRT registered 

  • Maryland State License 

  • ARRT Mammography Registered if applicable 

  • CPR Certification 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, twist, handle and stoop as per unit based Physical Demands Checklist. 

  • Ability to push a portable Radiographic unit. 

  • Ability to assist patients to and from stretcher, wheelchair and exam table. 

  • Prolonged standing. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • Work in high volume area. 

  • Exposure to radiation, viruses, blood borne pathogens, other pathogens, sharps, poor lighting, chemical and electrical hazards. 

  • Exposure to seriously ill patients. 

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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