Mammography Technologist - Duke Regional Hospital - Durham - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 13, 2023
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown
feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of
internationally recognized Duke University Health System. - Duke
Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance
counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our
community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our
care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide
exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a
place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting
their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and
professional development for employees who have served for decades
in our hospital units. - Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and
offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic
services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's
services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at
our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical
Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services
Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal
year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients,
performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the
world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9
in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22.
The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare
Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and
Magnet-designated hospital.**Monday - Friday & Saturday as needed
-General Description of the Job ClassPerform a variety of technical
activities associated with the performance of screening and
diagnostic mammography procedures. -Duties and Responsibilities of
- Perform a variety of tasks involving the operation of
mammographic radiographic equipment and other equipment/devices as
- Position patients, using immobilization when necessary.
Calculate exposure factors, assist physicians.
- Perform the quality control functions related to
- Evaluate radiographs for diagnostic quality obtaining
additional images as needed.
- Prepare and set up medical supplies using aseptic techniques if
appropriate. Explain procedures to patients.
- Charge mammographic procedures and supplies in Maestro or
- Provide orientation to new Mammographers.
- Provide education and training to student Mammographers.
- Assist in maintenance and compilation of statistical data.
- Demonstrate proficiency in performing all breast imaging
procedures, to include breast interventional procedures.
- Monitor mammography section procedures and supply charges to
ensure completeness and accuracy.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.
-**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging
services. There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and
opportunities at each hospital within the health system. -Required
Qualifications at this Level -EducationGraduate of a 24-month AMA
approved School of Radiologic Technology.Technologists initially
qualifying on or after April 28, 1999, must meet the Mammo-Specific
requirements by having at least 40 hours of documented training in
mammography. -ExperienceLevel I must obtain ARRT certification
within one year of employment.Performance of a minimum of 25
mammography exams under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA
qualified individual. At least 8 hours of training in using any
modality (e.g., digital) before beginning to use that modality
independently. -Level II Minimum of two years' experience as a
Mammography technologist. Must perform at least 200 mammography
examinations in a 24 month period. -Level III A minimum of 4 years'
experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking
promotion -Degrees, Licensure, and/or CertificationARRT
certification in radiographyARRT advanced certification in
mammographyFDA/MQSA qualified to include meeting the MQSA CE
requirements of at least 15 CEUs in a 36 month period that must
include at least 6 CEUs in each mammographic modality used.BLS
certification -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities -Distinguishing
Characteristics of this Level - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity
without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
- Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain
jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may
include essentialjob functions that require specific physical
and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for
requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each
hiring department. -
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