Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center Mammography Technician in Show Low, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: General Position Summary:Responsible for performing a variety of diagnostic imaging procedures, including screening and diagnostic exams, localizations, ductograms, and other departmental support functions, including QA/QC and other clerical duties as needed.Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:?Powers up daily equipment.?Runs quality control checks for temperature, and makes necessary troubleshooting adjustments to adhere to QC parameters.?Explains mammographic procedures to all patients.?Ensures preparation of patient rooms.?Inputs patient information into database.?Reviews patient medical history; confirms identity and accuracy of information.?Reviews and interprets radiologist reports; compares provider orders and determines appropriateness of orders and preps with patient complaints/histories.?Images breast anatomy using appropriate factors, compression, and angulation to produce high quality images.?Communicates with radiologist and provides information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of the patient.?Displays proper etiquette and mannerisms that reflect the Shine Behavior Standards.?Promotes the Patient Safety Standards as a core value of the organization.Secondary Functions:?Conducts clerical duties, as needed.?Participates in departmental and hospitalwide informational meetings and inservices, including staff meetings, hospitalwide forums, and seminars.?Reviews department and hospitalwide policies and procedures annually.?All other duties as assigned.Additional / Seasonal Responsibilities:?Workload increases in October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) and toward the end of the year.Supervisory Responsibility:?None.Interpersonal Contacts:Contacts:?Are normally made with others both inside and outside the hospital.?Are made with own department, staff, and supervisor as well as other departments and locations.?Frequently contain confidential/sensitive information necessitating discretion at all times.?Include face-to-face and telephone contact, with little-to-no e-mail.?Include contact with staff, patients, and physicians.Specific Job Skills & Mental Activities:This position requires operational knowledge of all office equipment in the Mammography area of the Diagnostic Imaging department, including: fax, printer, phone systems, computer, and commonly used hospital computer programs (including Hospital Information Systems, MS Office, e-mail, and internet). Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Must also be service oriented and have excellent customer service skills, computer skills, problem-solving skills, organizational skills, multitasking skills, professional interpersonal skills, time management skills, the ability to prioritize work, and telephone etiquette.