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Radiology-Mammography Technologist
Washington Radiology Associates

Washington DC, DC
Full Time
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Job Description
We have positions available in the following locations, including PRN Float: Chevy Chase, MD; Fairfax, VA; Washington DC, Potomac, MD.The Radiology/Mammography Technologist, under the supervision of the Physician Administrator and the appropriate Chief/Senior Technologist and/or Manager, performs imaging procedures to assist in the diagnosis of disease and injuries and support general operations of the office. Perform radiographic and other imaging procedures as prescribed by a physician. Instruct patients as to the proper physiological requirements for the procedure. May be required to prepare and administer barium to patients. Ascertain area of injury or patients symptoms to assist the physician in reporting the proper diagnosis;Must be able to recognize reactions to contrast media and be ready to intervene when necessary by administering CPR;Assure all necessary consent forms are signed prior to performing examinations, correctly process pertinent exam related information including charge slips and/or direct computer entry as directed; should be familiar with the operation of the clerical and reception areas of the office and assist when needed, including the management of patient records and files;Actively participate in the quality assurance monitoring and recording efforts of the office;Reduce radiation exposure to patients to a minimum to the patient, staff and self by understanding and utilizing proper technical factors, collimation, and shielding without jeopardizing the diagnostic study;Must be thoroughly knowledgeable about and comply with the policies and procedures of the Corporation;Report any equipment and maintenance problems to the appropriate persons regarding equipment operation, malfunctions, etc., and perform preventative/corrective maintenance as needed;Take initiative for professional advancement through personal assessment of strengths and weaknesses and develop action plan with supervisors to improve their skills;May be assigned to perform or assist with the performance of general radiographic procedures, ultrasound, CT, mammography and other medical procedures as directed and qualified. Maintain a clean and orderly work area and comply with OSHA regulations at all times;Promote team approach and a positive image of WRA to everyone with whom contact is made through exceptional customer service.Must maintain confidentiality when dealing with all patient information and Corporate business;

Required Skills and Certifications
Graduation from high school or equivalent and completion of a training program in imaging technology from an accredited school;Must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists;Must obtain a certification in mammography within one year of employment;Should be able to lift and move patients as required;Must become certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation within one year of employment and renew certification annually;All technologists working in the Maryland and Virginia offices must be licensed by the state;

Company Overview
Washington Radiology has been serving the DC metropolitan area and advancing the practice of radiology and diagnostic medicine around the globe for over 60 years. Through our dedication to providing an exceptional experience, exceptionally accurate results and Peace of Mind for everyone, we have become a leader in Mammography and Imaging services and a trusted service provider among our patients and referring physicians. Washington Radiology is a part of Solis, headquartered in Addison, Texas, a national network of 38 breast imaging centers serving six major markets. In the DC area, we have 6 state-of-the art multi-modality centers including a staff of more than 150 team members and 28 board certified radiologists. For more information, visit www.WashingtonRadiology.com.We offer rewarding career opportunities and a comprehensive benefit package for full time team members. Full time is considered 28 hours per week, rather than the standard of 30 hours per week.

Mammography, Radiography/X-Ray


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