Under general supervision, the Radiology Technician evaluates and implements the care of adult and geriatric patients undergoing mammography and breast related invasive procedures.
Assesses needs of assigned patients by reviewing the radiology request, the patient's medical history, admitting diagnosis, and physician's orders.
Assists in identifying complex patient problems related to symptoms, behavioral changes, and abnormal diagnostic data.
Evaluates patient's response of procedural care delivery.
Practices radiation protection techniques, taking precautions to minimize patient and staff exposure to x-radiation.
Assures continuity and quality of care through effective decision-making and continuous patient assessment.
Assists with appropriate care interventions for identified patient problems.
Utilizes standards of care and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the radiologic procedure.
Involves the patient and or significant others in the radiologic process, assisting with patient and family education.
Participates in continuous performance improvement data collection and research activities.
Participates in unit orientation of new staff, acts as a resource for less experienced staff and provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff.
Teaches students/visiting technologists breast pathology, techniques, positioning and special views of the breast, and in the use of mammography equipment, etc.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology and registered with the ARRT.
Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience with one (1) year in Mammography.
Advanced certification in Mammography is required.
Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital is Atlanta's longest-serving hospital. Today, the 410-bed, acute-care facility is recognized as one of the top specialty-referral hospitals in the Southeast. Emory Saint Joseph’s is a leader among all Georgia hospitals and is part of the Emory Healthcare system, Georgia’s only health system with three Magnet®-designated hospitals.
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