SSM HEALTH Mammography Technologist in Jefferson City, Missouri

Description Role Purpose:The Mammography Technologist 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. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of procedure. Responsibilities: * Demonstrates and maintains knowledge and skills. * Corroborates patient's clinical history with physician orders. * Provides instructions/explanation of exam to patient to help minimize anxiety. * Knows basic imaging views CC, MLD, ML as well as positioning of specialty views. * Correctly operates breast imaging equipment and associates devices. * Evaluate radiographs assuring ACR standards are met. Proper identification is on all films. * Assist with needle localizations and galactograms. * Ability to perform breast specimen radiograph. * Ordering of supplies for area of responsibility. * Knows how to perform all QC tests according to MQSA regulations.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: * Graduate of an approved ARRT Radiology Program. * Current ARRT registry radiography and mammography or equivalent. * Experienced in demonstrating the knowledge base and experience to successfully complete procedures. About Company St. Mary\'s Hospital Jefferson City Company St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City is a 167-bed, full-service community hospital located in Missouri's state capital. The hospital moved to a new, state-of-the-art building in November 2014. The hospital features a dedicated inpatient pediatric unit, a Wound Center and Outpatient Treatment Center. Other services offered at the hospital include emergency services, cardiology, orthopedic care, cancer care, outpatient surgical services, maternity care and women's health.Employer's Job# 17013411Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.