Mammographer – East Mammographer – East Orlando – Per Diem at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    283417
  • Job Family
    Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    On Call
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth East Orlando

Job Description



Mammographer – East Mammographer – East Orlando – Per Diem

AdventHealth East Orlando seeks to hire a Mammographer who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

AdventHealth East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of AdventHealth’s seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients’ quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we’ve invested more than %24122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children’s Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.



Department Profile:

AdventHealth East Orlando provides imaging services to our community in a wide range of modalities, including MRI, CT, Ultrasound, DXA, Mammography, X-ray, and Nuclear Medicine. Our department is comprised of over 100+ highly-skilled team members that include technologists, schedulers, radiologists, nurses, medical records, and other support positions. We are proud to feature two 1.5 Tesla MRI machines, three CT scanners, as well as multiple X-ray and Ultrasound units. Conveniently located in the Medical Office Building on the East Orlando campus is the Women’s Health Pavilion specializing in Outpatient Screening and Diagnostic Mammography, Ultrasound, and DXA services. Our goal is to create a World-Class environment so that our team consistently creates a World-Class patient experience. We accomplish this through our reliance on the CREATION Health model.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Varies depending on need; 7:00a - 4:00p



Job Summary:

Under Supervision performs the duties directly involved with mammography applying ionizing radiation for the purpose of detecting pathology. In addition to mammography, may also perform DXA scans at locations where the service is offered. For cost center 4337 the technologist may also perform Diagnostic Radiological exams (fluoroscopy excluded). Regulates the equipment used to expose the imaging receptor; processes and organizes images. Operates equipment safely and maintains ALARA standards when using ionizing radiation to produce radiographic images. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of mammography
  • Knowledge of diagnostic radiological positions (cost center 4337 only)
  • Ability to determine appropriate technical factors
  • Knowledge of mammography equipment and MQSA and ACR regulations
  • Ability to learn and master new tasks related to image quality and radiation safety
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to complete Mammography exams in a timely manner even under stressful condition
  • Good organizational skills (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of PACS and associated equipment (Preferred)
  • Minimum of one year in Mammography (Preferred)
  • Minimum of one year of experience performing stereotactic core biopsies (Preferred)
  • Minimum of one year of experience performing breast needle localizations (Preferred)



Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a General Radiographer
  • ARRT ( R )
  • ARRT ( M )
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Current Florida driver’s license, class E and driving record in accordance with AdventHealth policy (cc 3100 only)



Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Produces quality radiographs per the procedure manual. Documents history, utilizes appropriate exposure, positioning, patient ID and markers. Reviews all images for evidence and accuracy of RT/LT marker placement and proper orientation. Repeats any view that fails to include all required anatomical structures or lacks proper contrast and spatial resolution. Adheres to the Image Quality Goals & Criteria. [Exam Supervision and Administration]
  • Completes work in appropriate timeframe and ensures accuracy and completeness of work performed. Sets priorities and performs well in stressful and emergency situations. [Personal Productivity and Accountability]
  • Utilizes computer system to update exam status, cancel/update orders as needed. Ensures charges match procedure completed. Confirms proper exam/patient assignment before releasing images to PACS for interpretation. Corrects erroneous accession numbers in PACS. [Data Processing]
  • Performs daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual Quality Assurance on all Mammography units and processors. [Quality Control]
  • Operates and maintains Imaging equipment in a safe manner. Adheres to all infection control standards. Utilizes knowledge of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect from exposure to chemical, radiation and/or biohazard. Properly wears Dosimeter badge and seeks to minimize radiation exposure. [Safety and Environment of Care]
  • Performs mammography and DXA exams (and Diagnostic X-rays for cc 4337 only) and operates all Imaging equipment in assigned area. Utilizes the knowledge and skills for age-specific factors necessary to perform safe and effective procedures on patients of adult and geriatric ages. The knowledge and skills are acquired through formal training, in-service, continuing education and/or experience. Learns/adapts to new technologies and protocols and helps develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students. [Clinical Competence]
  • Assists with data collection for KPIs while understanding the department performance trends and established standards. Contributes toward process improvement by serving on PI teams as assigned. Participates in patient satisfaction initiatives. Utilizes patient service recovery resources when appropriate. [Performance Improvement]
  • Attends department meetings consistently and promotes positive dialogue with respect to department objectives. Listens and is responsible to understand all agenda items. [Department Meeting Attendance]
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Mammographer opportunity with AdventHealth East Orlando and apply online today.









Job Keywords:

Mammographer, East Mammographer, East Orlando, Per Diem



Position Location:  East Orlando
Job:  Imaging
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  On Call
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 15, 2019, 11:51:39 AM

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