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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Supervisor, Mammography Technologist, Full Time, 7a - 3:30p in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Supervises day to day operations of mammography services.

  • Works closely with the Manager of the Breast Imaging Center.

  • Assists radiologists in performing invasive and non-invasive mammographic and sonographic procedures.

  • Works in a relatively independent manner.

  • Assures optimal level of patient care at all time.

  • Performs all the functions of a Mammography Technologist II.

  • Assists in administrative activities such as budget planning, identifying means of cost containment, coordinating staffing schedules and ensuring communication regarding areas of concern.

  • Facilitates patient / family education efforts by assessing the need for intervention, providing staffing coverage, and supporting and reinforcing clinical instruction.

  • Maintains records for service and compliance with internal and external regulatory guidelines.

  • Actively participates in preparation of regulatory agency reviews such as ACR reaccreditation, yearly updates and FDA on-site inspections.

  • Assists in interviewing process, makes recommendations for adequate staffing.

  • Assures the availability of equipment and supplies for all procedures; orders supplies as needed.

  • Performs the duties of Quality Control Coordinator to comply with MQSA regulations.

  • Serves as arbitrator in resolution of conflicts between staff.

  • Verifies staff time worked and prepares time sheets for payroll in accordance with policy.

  • Handles patient questions or problems with tact and sound judgment.

  • Demonstrates advanced leadership and supervisory skills.

  • Demonstrates expert practitioner knowledge and skills.

  • Provides clarification to less experienced patient care staff.

  • Actively participates in staff development Oversees scheduling of departmental procedures, staffing and activities.

  • Participates as needed in various performance improvement (PI), education, or safety committees.

  • Provides feedback to Manager concerning procedural issues and problems.

  • Continually assesses patient flow in conjunction with manager and radiologist working in the area.

  • Helps other technical staff maintain their schedule, assigning late patients to technologists as they become available.

  • Provides feedback to manager concerning daily issues and problems.

  • Functions as a clinical expert and role model in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for mammography patients.

  • Demonstrates advanced leadership and clinical skills.

  • Actively participates in developing and monitoring staff competency.

  • Performs daily technical duties of manager in his/her absence.

  • Works with physicians on problems with technical staffing in the absence of the manager.

  • Reports daily operational problems to manager.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology and registered with the ARRT.

  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in diagnostic and invasive mammography.

  • A minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience or one (1) year as a Level 3 Mammography technologist is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

(Medium) 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHM Breast Diagnostic Center

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 59525

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule 7a-3:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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