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Mon Mar 19, 2018 - 5 weeks ago

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Mammography Tech

**Overview**


At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


**Responsibilities**


WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center is looking for a Mammography Technician to join our team! The ideal candidate must be dependable, accountable and cooperative as well as flexible with work hours to meet department needs. A Mammography Technician at Kennestone must be able to independently perform job functions, including: assisting with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department according to department procedures; having the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study and is responsible for performing a wide variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgement, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases; setting up the equipment to provide imaging service and positioning the patient for the procedure. In addition, the Mammography Technician must maintain minimum FDA/MQSA requirements for continuing education, experience and equipment.


**Qualifications**


**Required Minimum Education** : Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiology Technology; currently ARRT registered.

**Required Minimum Certification** : ARRT-R and ARRT-M; BLS certification.

**Required Minimum Experience** : Minimum one (1) year experience as a Rad Tech; prefer one (1) year experience in Mammography.


**Required Minimum Skills** : Must exhibit excellent communication skills because this position requires frequent verbal and written communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental staff and nursing staff. The employee obtains, presents and discusses clinical information regarding job responsibilities on a routine basis. Candidate must be able to explain or give directions to maintain goodwill, and obtain cooperation with all contacts. Must possess the ability to function independently and under pressure while still actively participating in a team environment. Position requires the employee to exhibit excellent customer service skills at all times. Must be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced work environment. Must have the ability to prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must have excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact professionally with a variety of "customers", including but not limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team member with various work teams associated with the position. Must be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices, protocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards. Competent in all aspects of Mammography, patient positioning, exposure factors and radiation protection. Must have an understanding of anatomy and pathology as to how they affect the quality of a procedure.


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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.


WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.


**Department** _Mammography_


**Facility** _WellStar Kennestone Hospital_


**Category** _Allied Health_


**City** _Marietta_


**Shift** _Days_


**State** _Georgia_

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