Swedish Health Services Mammography Technologist - Breast Care Center in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Mammography Technologist (0.5 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Breast Care Center at the Swedish First Hill in Seattle, Washington.
This position is required to perform a variety of radiological technical procedures specific to the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in a high volume outpatient setting. Responsible for producing high quality radiographic images while interacting with all patients in a caring and comforting manner.
In this position you will:
Interacts with patient, explaining procedure thoroughly and answering any questions as appropriate. Models excellence in professional radiologic practice at all times while also functioning as a patient advocate
Accurately produces mammographic images per protocol, making appropriate technical adjustments for body size and habitus, age, and past medical history. Analyzes technical quality of films and repeats when appropriate
In conjunction with the radiologist, performs all departmental special procedures including (but not limited to) ultrasound guided aspirations and cores, stereotactic core biopsy, galactography, and needle localizations
Demonstrates knowledge and application of radiation safety principles for both patients and self. Provides radiation protection when appropriate
Participates in the departmental Quality Control as required
Required qualifications for this position include:
Successful completion of a formal radiologic technology training program, which meets the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
At the time of hire must have Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT
Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
Dependant on location, prior general radiography experience may be required
Preferred Qualifications for this position include:
Current ARRT advanced certification in mammography
If not certified in mammography, candidate will be required to seek and pass advanced certification within 1 year of employment
Two (2) years full-time mammography experience
About the Swedish First Hill Campus:
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians
Work Locations: First Hill Madison Bldg (WA177) 1101 Madison Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 280422