Mammography Technologist – Mount Desert Island Hospital – Bar Harbor, ME

Description:

This position is eligible for a $2,000 Sign On Bonus!

Summary:

Mammography Technologists are responsible for preparing and positioning patients for mammograms, knowing the operation of all diagnostic equipment and producing mammograms of acceptable quality to ensure that the examination/procedure is complete and ready for interpretation by the Radiologist. Mammography Technologists are responsible for the QA/QC of the mammography equipment and reading stations, and shall adhere to the standards set forth by the ACR and MQSA. This position is also responsible for the care of the patient while in his/her charge, and shall be able to assess the ongoing condition of the patient and call for any needed assistance. Patient population encompasses all age groups and medical/surgical diagnoses.

Benefits:

MDI Hospital and Birch Bay Retirement Village offer a competitive salary, robust medical/dental/vision/life insurance, identity theft protection program, matching retirement plan, ample paid time off, a comprehensive award winning wellness program with reimbursement incentives, generous tuition reimbursement, and continuing education benefits. Some positions may qualify for a sign on bonus and relocation assistance.

EEO Statement:

MDI Hospital and Birch Bay Retirement Village provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

. Requirements:

Education, Training or Certifications Required:

  • Licensed Maine Radiographer.
  • National certification or additional experience Mammography preferred but not required.

Experience Required:

  • Completion of an accredited program in Radiography.
  • Two years or more of experience in Radiography preferred but not required.
  • ARRT certification required. Mammography certification required with in one year of hire.

Special Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform diagnostic studies on patients ranging from teenager to the geriatric individual.
  • Ability to cope effectively and to help others cope with stress.
  • Ability to work effectively and calmly under pressure or in emergency situations.
  • Ability to work with personnel and physicians from many areas and medical offices.

Cognitive Requirements:

  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work without full-time supervision.

Physical Demands:

  • Good eye-hand coordination.
  • Ability to move patients and equipment.
  • Excellent manual dexterity.
  • Good visual acuity.

Environment:

  • Stress level moderate to high.
  • Possible exposure to physical, mental and/or verbal abuse from patients.
  • Possible exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and a potential for spills or splashes.
  • Possible exposure to caustic fluids/radiation.
  • Must take holiday and weekend call as assigned/scheduled.

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