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Mammographer-Full Time

Company: Long Island Community Hospital
Location: Patchogue
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island's only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community's healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women's imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff - Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.

Long Island Community Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Responsibilities

Provides health care services, applying x-ray energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs radiographic procedures and related techniques, producing images for the interpretation by; or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Responsible for radiology student supervision and evaluation for those students assigned to them. Exercises professional judgement in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Proceeds appropriate patient care and recognize patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. By performing all tasks in an efficient, responsible and caring manner, the employee will be dedicated to meet the needs of customers and staff. In doing so, will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care with respect to the special needs of each patient age group serviced as well as those persons with disabilities

Qualifications

  • Current New York State licensure to practice Diagnostic Radiography.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). (Employees hired prior to January 2001 are excluded from this requirement)
  • Completion of a two year approved ARRT School.
  • Registered with ARRT for mammography (M)
  • Continuing qualification
  • Perform 200 patient exams with 24 month period
  • Obtain 15 CEU's (specific to mammography) with 36 months from the last facility inspection
  • 8 CEU's initial credits for each practicing modality, incl. digital, stereo
  • OR -
  • 40 hours of mammography training to include the following subjects:

  • Breast anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Position / Compression

  • QA / QC

  • Breast Implants

  • 25 Supervised Patient Exams (12.5 hrs. maximum allowed to be counted towards the 40 hours, but must be documented)

Keywords: Long Island Community Hospital, Westport , Mammographer-Full Time, Other , Patchogue, Connecticut

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