Mammography Specialist (Greenspring)
Requisition #: 188833
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Lutherville, MD 21093
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 10, 2019
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Under general supervision and in consultation with the Radiologist performs mammographic procedures of a routine and difficult nature. Participates in scheduling procedures for the Breast Imaging Center. Also trains and evaluates other technologist in performing mammographic procedures.
Requires comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the anatomy of the breast and proficiency in performing Radiology examination of the breast as acquired in one to two years of directly related experience.
Work requires completion of an AMA approved program in Radiologic Technology or equivalent, which normally is acquired in a two-year college or technical school program.
3 to 6 Months experience performing mammography Radiology procedures.
Day, Full Time (40 hours)
8:30 am-5:00 pm
Non-Exempt, Paygrade: CK
Green Spring| Lutherville
Analytical ability required to schedule patients with available mammography rooms; calculate and select proper technical factors to ensure proper machine function; determine appropriate patient positioning to achieve specialized examinations.
Active participation in student instruction in radiologic procedures required. Instruction to patients explaining x-ray procedures being performed is required. Ability to plan and prioritize workloads and function as technical resource, troubleshooter. Requires interpersonal skills.
Required Licensure, Certification:
ARRT Mammography certified with current registration. Radiography license by the Maryland Board of Physicians required. CPR certification required within three months of employment.
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation, and pharmacological agents with likelihood of harm if established health precautions are not followed.
Work may require the use of wearing lead aprons, lab coats, uniforms and/or protective clothing including gowns, gloves, masks, and eye gear.
Position requires the ability to assist the patient on and off the examination table and also to assist the patient into proper positioning to obtain diagnostic results.
Heavy lifting and pushing or puling portable radiology equipment will be required.
The position will require moving and lifting of supplies and equipment as needed.
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