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Mammography Technologist

Company: Southcoast Health System
Location: Fall River
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Breast Center-Fall River Fall River, MA Allied Health Pay Grade: SCR23 Part-time, Day/Evening shifts, weekend & holiday rotation, vary Req # 78902
Work for One of the World's Best Hospitals! For five consecutive years, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World's Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke's, and Tobey). In addition, since 2018, Southcoast Health has been voted by readers as South Coast Media Group's Best Place to Work. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!

We are searching for a Mammography Technologist to perform diversified clinical patient care, technical and related duties within mammography and radiography as part of an interdisciplinary care team. Assume responsibility for each assigned patient, perform patient assessments, and correlate clinical findings with exam/procedure request. Obtain pertinent information from patient's chart and document all data within the EHR. Educate patient for exam. Position patient and select appropriate imaging equipment and supplies. Identify, prepare and/or administer pharmaceuticals related to the exam/procedure. Select technical factors/ parameters/sequences to produce quality images. Properly identify anatomy and evaluate images for technical quality. Apply the principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self and others and aware of MR safety practices. Assist physicians in performing procedures. Provide functional or technical supervision of radiology aides (imaging assistants), other assigned non-technical employees and other practitioners, as applicable. Provide supervision and instruction to assigned affiliating students. Assist with ongoing quality assurance activities as assigned. **6,000 new hire sign-on bonus for this position. Must be registered in Mammography at time of hire. Rehires termed greater than 1 year also eligible**

  • Hours: 32hrs
  • Shift: Day/Evening shift with weekend and holiday rotation
  • Location: Breast Center - Fall River, MA; Must be willing to work at multiple locations


    Education and/or Experience Requirements:
    • Successful completion of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology, and attainment of primary certification within one year of eligibility and post-primary certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Mammography RT(M).
    • Post-primary certification in the advanced practice discipline of Mammography is required for RT's within one year of eligibility and/or per RT licensure in MA or RI.
    • Current RT licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and/or Rhode Island is required based on location assignment.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is also required.
    • In accepting employment with Southcoast, you understand that you are required to be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and the COVID 19 virus or to be exempt from the requirement for medical or personal reasons by signing a statement certifying you are choosing to be exempt from vaccination once hired
      Southcoast Health is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a state-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

      Together We Are More.
      • 311 years of hospitals' collective continuous 920 + square miles of service across Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
      • 7,500 + employees: physicians, nurses, IT, Finance, HR, and more
      • Named to Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2019 and Best Place to Work by the readers of SouthCoastToday


        We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.
        • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
        • Tuition Assistance**
        • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*
        • Life & AD&D insurance*
        • Flexible Spending Accounts*
        • 403B Retirement Plan with match
        • HealthQuest Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Career Development Opportunities
          *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.

          **Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.

          Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us as we strive to be More than medicine.

Keywords: Southcoast Health System, Fall River , Mammography Technologist, Healthcare , Fall River, Massachusetts

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