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Medical Imaging Tech III - Mammo

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Department/Unit:SCC RadiologyWork Shift:Day (United States of America)Salary Range: Min. $28.99/hr - Max $46.39/hr

The Medical Imaging/Mammography Technologist under the direction of the Medical Director and/or Section Head, the manager, and Radiologist performs technical procedures and assists in the clinical evaluation and care of the patients. The Medical Imaging/Mammography Technologist utilizes their specific modality to create diagnostic images and provide their patients with a safe positive experience. The technologist will exercise sound judgement regarding image quality and determine when repeats are necessary. In radiation producing modalities technologists' practice and enforce the radiation safety measures in New York State Department of health code part 16. Technologists support teaching and continue learning as the technology changes for both themselves and othersEssential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains competent imaging skills in practicing modality/s.
  • Strives to grow and develop, creating a professional, progressive Imaging department with a positive atmosphere.
  • Assists Physicians in all aspects of procedures in their assigned area.
  • Provides a safe positive experience for the patient.
  • Handles delicate situations (anxiety, history of cancer, etc.) in a supportive and empathetic manner.
  • Acts as a mentor and preceptor to new staff and students.
  • Actively supports AMCH and the imaging department in maintaining proper accreditations.
  • Enters patient data into computer systems accurately.
  • Checks and documents patient histories.
  • On-call responsibility
  • QA's images and patient information for accuracy prior to sending to PACs.
  • Performs routine and specialized mammography as well as procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.Qualifications
    • Vocational School Diploma Must be a graduate of an approved professional academic imaging program - required
    • Associate's Degree AS or AAS - required
    • Vocational School Diploma Diploma, in X-ray - required
    • Previous experience in stereotactic biopsy helpful. - preferred
    • Practices in compliance with Hospital /department policy as well as New York state and accrediting agencies' standards.
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    • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Must hold current New York State registration or possess a limited permit to practice in the State of New York Upon Hire - required
    • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Registered Upon Hire - requiredPhysical Demands
      • Standing - Constantly
      • Walking - Constantly
      • Sitting - Rarely
      • Lifting - Frequently
      • Carrying - Frequently
      • Pushing - Occasionally
      • Pulling - Occasionally
      • Climbing - Occasionally
      • Balancing - Occasionally
      • Stooping - Frequently
      • Kneeling - Frequently
      • Crouching - Frequently
      • Crawling - Occasionally
      • Reaching - Frequently
      • Handling - Frequently
      • Grasping - Frequently
      • Feeling - Constantly
      • Talking - Constantly
      • Hearing - Constantly
      • Repetitive Motions - Constantly
      • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - ConstantlyThank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!Albany Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Medical Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Albany , Medical Imaging Tech III - Mammo, Healthcare , Albany, New York

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