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Henry Ford Health System Mammography Tech - New Bloomfield Hills Medical Center (Full Time) in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direction of a Radiologist, performs Radiologic breast imaging procedures for the evaluation of pathological entities as ordered by a physician. Performs related functions according to department protocols. Utilizes independent judgment in determining appropriate radiographic techniques, positioning, and safety practices.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Explains examination procedure to patients and prepares patient for the

examination.

 Reviews clinical data on requisition and performs appropriate examination. Obtains additional information about the patient medical history as necessary.

 Prepares procedure room and regularly replenishes stock such as linen and related supplies.

 Analyzes anatomical structure of patient, sets up equipment and performs the

Radiologic procedure. Manually controls the equipment to obtain the proper

diagnostic information from the area of the body being studied. Utilizes patient

immobilization as needed.

 Performs all imaging procedures by demonstrating the principles of radiation

protection: may involve shielding of patients, selection of appropriate equipment

settings to reduction dose, using other ALARA techniques, etc.

 PACS: resolves any/all image exceptions and ensures high quality image delivery into PACS; including viewing of images into PACS, and confirming image/series counts.

 RIS: completes all study indexing; including study begin, study end, and the

completion of the study in the Radiology Information System

 Reviews and confirms as necessary with Radiologist clinical protocols before

preforming study

 May select and administer intravenous contrast media. Monitors patient for possible reactions as appropriate to the study and provides immediate care to patient if a reaction should occur.

 May prepare and set up sterile equipment, monitors, and supplies required for the procedure to be performed. Follows department infection control practices and techniques. Ensures the adequate supplies are on hand and properly stored.

 Follows department standards for performing patient care functions as required for optimal patient safety, privacy, confidentiality, comfort and legal/ethical rights.

 Completes all necessary work sheets, logs, patient records and documentation.

 Demonstrates on a consistent basis Team member standards of excellence including: AIDET, open communication, responding in a timely manner, displaying a positive attitude, fostering innovation, respecting diversity, etc.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.

 Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT)

and the advanced registry in Mammography, ARRT (M) (or registry eligible).

 If registry eligible, registry must be obtained within 12 months of date of hire

o Failure to obtain registry within the designated time-frame will result in

termination of the Mammography Tech position.

 Must maintain the required hours of continued medical education.

 Must meet all Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) criteria, as well as

other regulatory agencies.

Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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