Campbell Road Campus

Mammography Tech, Women's Center (13839907)
Location: Richardson, Texas - United States
Posted: 11/13/2017

Mammography Tech, Women's Center

PRN as scheduled As needed Graduate of an AMA approved program in Radiologic Technology A.R.R.T. and M.R.T. licensure BLS Certification Required Previous digital mammography experience preferred. Performs breast-imaging procedures to include screening, diagnostic mammography and breast ultrasound. Includes assisting with invasive procedures such as biopsies, galactograms, and cyst aspirations. Imaging to include Bone mass Densimitry (BMD). Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by or at the request of a licensed practioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complimentary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient's conditions essential for successful completion of procedures.

Correlates patient's clinical history with procedure, assuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner. Performs breast imaging procedures to include screening, diagnostic mammography and breast ultrasound. Includes assisting with invasive procedures such as biopsies, galactograms, and cyst aspiration. Imaging evaluation to include Bone Mass Densitometry (BMD).
Selects and operates breast imaging equipment, DEXA and associated devices to achieve desired results. Positions patient and equipment to best demonstrated anatomic area of interest respecting patient's ability and comfort.
Evaluates mammograms (or other breast images), and BMDs for technical quality. Assures proper identification is recorded on film and x-ray jacket. Assumes responsibility for provision of physical and psychological needs of patient's during invasive procedures. Assists patient with proper positioning for procedure. Offers encouragement and reassurance to patient during procedure.
Assists radiologist with invasive procedures, such as needle localization's cyst aspirations, biopsies and galactograms. Verifies informed consent. Insures room and supplies are ready. Establishes and ensures aseptic technique as necessary. Provides patient education. Understands methods and is capable of assisting with breast inspection or palpation. Encourages and instructs patients on monthly self breast exams. Provides patient teaching regarding osteoporosis during BMD study. Prepares patient for procedure providing instructions/education to obtain desired results. Gains cooperation of and minimizes anxiety of patient.
Assists in maintaining medical and departmental records respecting confidentiality and departmental protocol.
Participates in the departmental Q.I. program including all daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual and annual requirements of the American College of Radiology and federal standards as required b the Mammography Quality standards Act.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Per Diem
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Radiologic Technologists

Methodist Richardson Medical Center


The newest member of Methodist Health System, Methodist Richardson Medical Center serves residents of Richardson, Plano, North Dallas, and the surrounding communities.


Services offered at the five-story, 205-bed, acute care main facility include:

  • Surgical services

  • Knee replacement

  • Digital mammography

  • Cancer care

  • Cardiac services

  • Sleep Disorders Center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

  • And more


Methodist Richardson Medical Center was the first health care facility to receive the Texas Award for Performance Excellence, patterned after the renowned Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

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