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Mammography Technologist

Requisition #: 189673
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Radiology
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 31, 2019

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Position Summary:

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.

Knowledge:

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.

Education:

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.

Work Experience:

3 to 6 Months experience performing mammography Radiology procedures.

Shift:

Day Full Time (40 hours)

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Non-Exempt

Work Location:

Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Center and Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging at White Marsh

Skills:

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.

Working Conditions:

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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Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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