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The University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mammography Technologist.
Verify the patient's ID by checking their name and date of birth.(At least 2 verifiers) Ask patient to describe level of comfort and evidence of pain - prior, during and at the completion of the exam.
Always obtain necessary consents.
Always inform patient and/or patient's family of procedure to be performed. Supervise as well as perform diagnostic imaging studies under the direction/supervision of a Radiologist, using age appropriate standards of practice.
Maintain proper sterile techniques for procedures; regularly practice aseptic techniques and strictly obey isolation and infection control procedures, prevent cross contamination during procedures, i.e., gloves, gown, mask, eye protection and hand washing.
Coordinate with Surg/Onc staff concerning scheduling of needle localizations Assist the radiologist or other medical specialists in biopsies/localizations throughout the duration of the procedure, with all the necessary supplies until completion of the exam.
Perform diagnostic imaging studies under the direction/supervision of a Radiologist, using age appropriate standards of practice.
Maintain proper sterile techniques for procedures; regularly practice aseptic techniques and strictly obeys isolation and infection control procedures, prevent cross contamination during procedures, i.e., gloves, gown, mask, eye protection and hand washing.
Verify surgery schedule for biopsies Assist the radiologist or other medical specialists in biopsies/localizations throughout the duration of the procedure, with all the necessary supplies until completion of the exam.
Notify appropriate person of any change(s) in patient status.
Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology /Diagnostic Imaging Program
State of Florida CRT
ARRT Registered in primary modality
Three (3) years of relevant experience required.
BLS/CPR Certification (Required)
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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