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Mammography Technologist - Piper Breast Center

Requisition #

58407BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

26-Sep-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

The Piper Breast Ctr

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

ANW SEIU Technical

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 58407
  • Perform both screening and diagnostic mammography imaging including pre-surgical and biopsy procedures. These procedures require independent judgment, critical thinking and clear understanding of anatomical breast positioning.
  • Perform bone density screenings
  • Deliver excellent patient care and mammography services that are appropriate, efficient and effective
  • Operate imaging, processing and patient care related equipment
  • Demonstrate accountability for safe work practices
  • Demonstrate the appropriate use and management of information

Education

  • Required Graduate from an Accredited School of Radiologic Technology, including passing the registry given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Required Mammography Certification
  • Required ARRT Certified and current BLS
  • Required 24 CEU credits per 2 years as specified by the ARRT. 15 of these CEUS need to be in Mammography
  • Required 8 hours of Tomosynthesis Training with CEU certificate

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Required 2 years previous experience in screening and diagnostic mammography.
  • Previous breast center experience, knowledge and skills performing high quality diagnostic and screening mammography, in addition to breast procedures required
  • Tomosynthesis training required
  • Bone density experience preferred

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a teammember, in an efficient and organized manner
  • Possess mature thought, sound judgement and technical accuracy
  • Demonstrate initiative to fostering teamwork with focus on providing excellent patient care.
  • Ability to provide patient education in a clear manner which enables them to understand and feel listened to.
  • Work is physically demanding, requiring standing and bending

Licensure/Certifications

  • ARRT
  • Mammography Certification
  • CPR

Work Schedule

Clinic Hours: Monday - Friday, 7am - 5pm

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

58407BR
Radiology