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Mammography Tech

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

If you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered.Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)This is a Stanford Health Care job.A Brief OverviewPerform a variety of technical activities associated with the performance of screening and diagnostic mammography procedures. Assists radiologist with mammography procedures (cores, fine-needle aspirates (FNA's) and localizations). Complies with all regulatory mandates for mammography. Performs quality assurance on digital equipment as assigned. Performs exams and assists Radiologists in a teaching and research facility.LocationsStanford Health CareWhat you will doAssists patients in filling out mammography questionnaire and offers patient education (brochures and Health Library). Handles all paperwork associated with procedure appropriately and efficiently.Assists with mammography ancillary functions such as assisting in obtaining outside films for comparison and follow up process. Filming images as required. Faxing of patient consent forms to Facilities; faxing of abnormal results to physicians.Assists with procedures requiring knowledge of J wire placements, ultrasound guided core, needle biopsies, wire placements. Performs specimens of biopsy including transport procedure.Charges mammographic procedures and supplies in Radiology Information Systems.Correctly obtains and identifies mammography images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network; moves images to physicians reading stations.Develops mammographic film. Match with the appropriate paperwork for interpretation.Evaluates radiographs for diagnostic quality obtaining additional images as needed.Performs a variety of tasks involving the operation of mammographic radiographic equipment and as appropriate. Position patients, using immobilization when necessary. Calculate exposure factors, assist physicians.Prepares and set up medical supplies using aseptic techniques if appropriate. Explain all mammography exams to patients to achieve patient cooperation.Utilizes all digital mammography equipment and performs maintenance, trouble shooting, turns on/off, and calls for service. Performs the quality control functions related to mammography.Education QualificationsRequirement met by License/Certification RequirementExperience QualificationsOne (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experienceRequired Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to accurately bill complex procedures and supplies in a timely fashionAbility to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingAbility to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperationAbility to follow written and oral instructionsAbility to position standard mammograms as well as non-routine views (mags, spot views)Ability to work effectively as a team playerKnowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/acquired pathology as they relate to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic proceduresKnowledge of computer systems and software used in functional areaKnowledge of methods of positioning patients for radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging proceduresKnowledge of principles of image processing and developmentKnowledge of radiographic and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipmentKnowledge of safety principles and procedures related to ultrasound procedures and equipmentKnowledge of ultrasound diagnostic procedures and equipment/instrumentationLicenses and CertificationsCRT andMAM - Mammography Cert andBLS - Basic Life SupportThese principles apply to ALL employees:SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family ExperienceStanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective careShow Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better healthCoordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordinationEqual Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Keywords: Stanford Health Care, San Jose , Mammography Tech, Other , San Jose, California

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