Mammography Technologist - Duke Regional Hospital - Full Time
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 166172
Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Perform a variety of technical activities associated with the performance of screening and diagnostic mammography procedures.
Perform a variety of tasks involving the operation of mammographic radiographic equipment and other equipment/devices as appropriate.
Position patients, using immobilization when necessary.
Calculate exposure factors, assist physicians.
Perform the quality control functions related to mammography.
Evaluate radiographs for diagnostic quality obtaining additional images as needed.
Prepare and set up medical supplies using aseptic techniques if appropriate.
Explain procedures to patients.
Charge mammographic procedures and supplies in Maestro or EPIC.
Provide orientation to new Mammographers.
Provide education and training to student Mammographers.
Assist in maintenance and compilation of statistical data.
Demonstrate proficiency in performing all breast imaging procedures, to include breast interventional procedures.
Monitor mammography section procedures and supply charges to ensure completeness and accuracy.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.
**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging services.
There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and opportunities at each hospital within the health system.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Graduate of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology.
Technologists initially qualifying on or after April 28, 1999, must meet the Mammo-Specific requirements by having at least 40 hours of documented training in mammography.
Must obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment.
Performance of a minimum of 25 mammography exams under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA qualified individual.
At least 8 hours of training in using any modality(e.g., digital) before beginning to use that modality independently.
Minimum of two years' experience as a Mammography technologist.
Must perform at least 200 mammography examinations in a 24 month period.
A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
ARRT certification in radiography
ARRT advanced certification in mammography FDA/MQSA qualified to include meeting the MQSA CE requirements of at least 15 CEUs in a 36 month period that must include at least 6 CEUs in each mammographic modality used.
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