Mammography Technologist

Pleasanton, California

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 785763

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 26 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2800 / Week

Posted Date: 5/29/2024

Pleasanton, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 26 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $2800 / Week

Job ID: 785763

Posted Date: 5/29/2024

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The Mammography Technologist performs a variety of technical activities associated with the performance of screening and diagnostic mammography procedures.  The Mammography Technologist uses specialized X-ray equipment to take images of the breast tissue and work with radiologists to interpret the results.  The Mammography Technologist helps detect breast cancers early to improve the chances of successful treatment and survival. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of tasks involving the operation of mammographic radiographic equipment and other equipment/devices as appropriate
  • Explains mammography procedure to all patients; answers any patient questions or concerns
  • Positions patients, using immobilization when necessary
  • Calculates exposure factors, and assist physicians
  • Performs the quality control functions related to mammography
  • Evaluates radiographs for diagnostic quality obtaining additional images as needed
  • Prepares and sets up medical supplies using aseptic techniques if appropriate.  Explains procedures to patients prior to start and ongoing
  • Develops mammography film and match with the appropriate paperwork for interpretation
  • Assists in maintenance and compilation of statistical data
  • Adheres to all Amergis and worksite rules, policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current State License or Certificate in state where they will be working
  • One (1) year of experience as a Mammography Technician preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to accurately communicate with patients
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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