Mammography Technologist - Part time - Reading

  • Tower Health
  • West Reading, PA 19611, USA
  • Dec 04, 2020

Job Description

Overview

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Responsibilities

The individual must demonstrate professional and ethical judgment as well as critical thinking in the performance of duties. The individual must be able to perform mammographic imaging, both screening and diagnostic exams, according to the imaging protocols established for the section by the radiologists. The trained technologist is required to follow the established process flows for digital screening and diagnostic exams, to maintain timely patient service and maximize the utilization of equipment and resources in the digital arena. Must be willing to work as a team with other mammographers, but may occasionally work independently.

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Qualifications

Education: Graduate of a J.R.C.E.R.T. accredited program of Radiologic Technology. Must be A. R. R. T. registered. Mammography advanced level certification is preferred.

Training and Experience:. Training requirements include: 40 hours of training in the subjects of breast anatomy, physiology, positioning/compression, QA/QC, and breast implants. Additionally, 8 hours of training in DBT, digital breast tomosynthesis is required. Medical terminology relative to breast care and health is a plus. Experienced individuals must meet MQSA initial and continuing education and experience requirements. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential for interacting with patients who often have increased anxiety levels. Willingness to work as a team, but also independently on occasion

Continuing Education and Experience: Must maintain a minimum of 15 mammography specific CEU’s within a three year period for MQSA and obtain 2 breast CEU’s annually for NAPBC accreditation. Must perform a minimum of 200 mammographic procedures within a 24 month period to meet the continuing experience requirement for MQSA.