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Mammography Technologist, Coupville, WA


Organization: Skagit Radiology Inc. P.S.
Category: Professional
Location: Coupville, WA
Date Job Posted: September 12, 2022
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Title: Mammography Technologist, Per Diem

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly
FTE Status: Per Diem, Variable, 0.00-0.50 FTE
Reports to: Clinical Operations Manager
Location: Mount Vernon, WA – Skagit Imaging Pavilion (training)
Coupeville, WA – Whidbey General Hospital (permanent location)

COVID-19 Vaccination

In accordance with Washington State law, Skagit Radiology, Inc. P.S., requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Who We Are:

Skagit Radiology Inc. P.S. is dedicated to providing patients and physicians with advanced, sub-specialized expertise and the highest levels of excellence in radiological services. Our staff incorporates the latest technology in medical imaging and image-guided therapy into cost-effective clinical practice. We actively maintain a leadership role in providing these services to the medical community and collaborate with other health care providers to continuously improve patient care. Our shared values include mutual respect, teamwork, superior service, professionalism and confidentiality.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, this position will be responsible for assisting radiologists in performing mammography screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures. Additional responsibilities include providing procedure-related patient care and education, maintaining records and documentation of procedures, and ensuring the safety and comfort of all patients, operators, staff and visitors. This position will require someone who can work effectively independently, as well as part of a team.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform screening and diagnostic mammograms and procedures on appropriate anatomical regions in accordance with accepted standards of practice and protocols of the individual site radiologist.
  • Provide proper radiation protection for patient and staff.
  • Complete and sign patient screening forms and appropriately explain procedures to the patient.
  • Obtain necessary consent from patients before conducting procedures.
  • Maintain patient care, comfort and safety during exams.
  • Ensure images and documentation are put into PACS in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with front desk staff any changes that may alter patient schedule flow.
  • Provide optimal customer service and patient care, while utilizing AIDET service principles in all encounters.
  • Perform equipment quality checks and troubleshoot problems; call for service and notify appropriate management when necessary.
  • Maintain equipment service manual, delivery schedule and all related statistics.
  • Maintain and clean all equipment in accordance with required decontamination procedures.
  • Attend and actively participate in all department, team and/or committee meetings.
  • Comply with all company, department and location specific policies, procedures and mandatory learning requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by radiologist and management.

Required Education, Training & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Successful completion of a certified radiology technologist program required.
  • Current Washington State Radiologic Technologist certification required.
  • Current ARRT certification.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS required.
  • Minimum 2-year Mammography clinical experience preferred.
  • Recent experience in mammography procedures and biopsies a plus. Recent mammography biopsy assistance experience preferred.
  • Willing to train the right person.
  • Must keep current in radiology CEUs.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Detailed knowledge of current Mammography scanning protocols and procedures.
  • Proficient in: PACS; Microsoft Office Suite applications; Accessing and navigating company intranet for forms, policies and procedures; Accessing and entering data on organization-wide software; And accessing and using internet resources when required in order to perform job duties.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate findings to reading radiologist and interact in a positive and professional manner with patients and their family members.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with physicians, co-workers, patients and their families.
  • Ability to maintain patience and tact when interacting with hostile and emotionally upset patients, family members, visitors, etc.
  • Ability to coordinate work schedule with requirements of position.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to perform physical activity, including but not limited to: repetitive motions, feeling, grasping, fingering (pinching, typing, handling, etc.), lifting, pulling, pushing, walking, standing, reaching, crouching and stooping.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist; lift up to 20 lbs. over the head; and carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.
  • Occasionally required to help lift and/or move patients.
  • Physical ability to perform all aspects of diagnostic testing, including CPR on all patients.
  • Cognitive skill required to administer safe patient care.
  • Read/write/speak and understand English.
  • Auditory and visual ability to assess and provide diagnostic care.
  • Most work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities.

Job Types: Part-time, Per diem
Pay: From $38.00 per hour
Benefits: Competitive
Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:

Mount Vernon, WA 98274: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Preferred)
  • ARRT Certification (Preferred)

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@skagitradiology.com.


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