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Mammographer

Full Time
Atlanta
Posted 1 month ago

Med-Hire is seeking a Mammographer!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients by confirming patient identification; reviewing imaging request; checking for
    special instructions; confirming anticipated service with patients.
  • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of imaging procedures;
    explaining equipment; answering questions.
  • Conducts mammography study by positioning breasts; adjusting compression mechanisms;
    instructing the patient to hold breath; retreating to lead protected area; adjusting equipment controls
    to set exposure factors; activating equipment to take image; releasing compression mechanisms;
    preparing for next positioning and view.
  • Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques.
  • Maintains production and quality of mammograms by following established standards and
    procedures; developing mammograms; observing mammogram results; determining necessary
    adjustments for optimum results; retaking mammograms as required; forwarding completed
    studies to radiologist for interpretation.
  • Ensures operation of mammography equipment by completing preventive maintenance;
    instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment
    inventories.
  • Keeps mammography supplies and patient drapes ready by inventorying stock; placing orders;
    collecting and processing laundry.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and
    procedures.
  • Documents patient mammogram services by completing patient record charting.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional
    publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

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