Mammography Technologist - FT, Day
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: March 28, 2020
We Are Hiring
Job Title: Mammography Technologist
Department: Breast Health Services 001
Location: St. Thomas Midtown, Nashville TN, 20th Avenue Bldg
Shift: Full-Time,Day - 8:30A-5P
Why Join Ascension?
In Tennessee, Ascension's Saint Thomas Health operates nine
hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated
joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation
facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000
associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide
variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs
and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the
changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by
innovations in technology.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the
opportunity to provide mammography imaging services.
* Operates equipment and performs various mammography related
procedures. Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic
and technical parameters accurately.
* Explains procedures and educates patients about the role of
regular mammography in preventive breast health.
* Develops and evaluates the film for technical quality such as
density contrast, definition, and distortion.
* Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines.
* Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and
documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and
* Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential
problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel.
* Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include
procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area
and any other areas in department.
What You Will Need
* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. For current
incumbents as of 4/30/18, BLS required upon expiration of Heart
* One or more of the following:
* Radiologic Technologist specializing in Mammography credentialed
from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
* Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) obtained prior to hire date
or job transfer date.
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
* None required.
* At Least a year highly preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal
and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment
practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion,
gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran
No question or item on this application for employment is intended
to secure information to be used for such discrimination.
Information obtained through this application will be used solely
to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This
application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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