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Mammography Technologist

Location: Danbury, Connecticut US

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Requisition Number: 5501

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.


Summary:
Performs mammography procedures to help physicians in the care of their patients and supports the hospital's objective of quality patient care.

 


Responsibilities:
1. Greets patients, introduces self, and checks patient identification.
2. Reviews patient's script to insure that the appropriate exam is being performed.

3. Explains procedure and ensures the safety and comfort of patient.

4. Produces images and analysis images for interpretation to the Radiologist.

5. Assists Radiologist with invasive procedures.

6. Requires knowledge of MQSA requirements and adheres to them.

7. Performs QA tests daily on equipment.

8. Maintains familiarity of computer system to complete orders and cancel exams as necessary.

9. Recalls patient's prior exam history as pertinent to exam.

10. Exposure with other modalities.

11. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:
Required:
Minimum Experience: one year

Desired: Experience with patient care in a radiology setting. Specialty certification.

Location: Danbury-20 Germantown Rd

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 8.00

FTE: 0.020000

Work Schedule: Day/Eve 8

Work Shift: 7a-8p M-F and Sat 8a-4:30p PRN


Org Unit: 191

Department: Breast Ctr Germantown

 

 

Exempt: No

Credentials:
Essential:
* American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Specialty Cert
* Radiographer


Education:
Essential:
* HS Graduate or Equivalent

Working conditions:
Essential:
* Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
* Significant occupational risk
* Very Heavy effort. May exert up to 50 lbs. force
* Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.

 

 

 

EOE, including disability/vets.

 

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Danbury

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Mammography Technologist

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Danbury, Connecticut US

Job Number: 42499