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Field Mammographer - Full-Time - Apple Valley, Mn - 2132

Company: Shared Medical Services
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Digital Mammographer - Full-timeMaple Grove, MN 55311$5,000 Sign On BonusFor 40 years, Shared Medical Services has been building on our strong foundation with our team of over 350 industry professionals who are deeply committed to our customers. We have achieved this long-lasting success through our commitment to state-of-the-art equipment, delivering unmatched customer service, and our experienced and professional team. We call this the SMS Difference!As an employee-owned company, Shared Medical Services continues to be a well-respected, trusted, and proven provider of specialized medical imaging solutions.Shared Medical Services is seeking a professional and reliable Mammographer to join our team. This position is ideal for someone that enjoys helping others! Position offers a unique variety of duties as screening mammography services are provided to clinic, corporate and community locations within the Twin Cities metro area. Our services provide patients with access to screening Mammography exams at their local medical facility with this mobile service.Anticipated Schedule:4 days per week, one day may include SaturdayWeekly guarantee of hoursResponsibilities:Screening mammography at clinics, corporate and community outreach locations within the Twin Cities metro areaTeam of two mammographers or one mammographer and an assistant working together on a 26' straight truck equivalent mobile mammography unit equipped with Hologic 3D mammography systemMammographers and/or assistants drive the mobile unit to the screening locationsQualifications:Graduate of an approved 2-year Radiologic Technology programMust be registered with ARRT, American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists or Licensed to perform general radiographic proceduresPrefer 40 hours of training in mammography. Willing to trainAbility to drive or experience driving equivalent to 26' straight truck. Willing to trainAbility to produce quality imaging with limited supervisionMust be able to interact in responsible, professional and ethical mannerMust be a minimum of 21 years of ageMust possess valid Class D Drivers' License. CDL NOT REQUIREDMust have acceptable driving recordSuccessfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check, urine drug screen and physicalMust have critical thinking and problem-solving skillsBenefits:Medical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceRetirement Plans: 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)Paid Time Off (PTO)Flexible Spending (Medical and Dependent Care)Life and AD& D InsuranceShort and Long-term Disability CoverageCLEAN COMMITMENT: Shared Medical Services has standard practices for a clean mobile environment and infection control policies and procedures for all patients. EVERY PATIENT. EVERY DAY.SHARED MEDICAL SERVICES209 Limestone PassCottage Grove, WIAn Employee-Owned CompanyEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer===================================================================================GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK: Under the general direction of the Regional Operations Manager with the clinical supervision of the reading physician, performs screening mammograms for patients and transports mobile medical imaging equipment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs ordered examinations in accordance with accepted standards of practice and protocols of the individual site reading physician.Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in company sponsored training programs.Completes and signs the Patient Screening form and reviews/explains the procedure to the patient.Assists patients to and from the mobile coach/facility. Maintains patient care, comfort and safety during transport to and from the mobile coach and during the exam.Provides images to the facility in the desired site format.Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent Team Members.Transports mobile medical imaging equipment to various sites along the mobile route in accordance with applicable DOT rules and regulations and SMS standard operating procedures.If applicable, assists with the set up and tear down of equipment in accordance with SMS and/or manufacturers' guidelines.Maintains a clean environment inside and outside of the mobile coach/facility.Completes necessary administrative tasks. i.E.: time reports, billing, QA, etc.Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality.Follows preventative maintenance guidelines and ensures proper maintenance of all equipment. Works with vendors and Transportation Team to troubleshoot and resolve mechanical failures.Cooperates with facility health care professionals and complies with facility policies/procedures.Complies with all safety policies and regulations.Maintains current Licenses in all states in which services are performed.Trains new Team Members as required and/or as assigned by the supervisor and/or SMS management.Performs additional duties as required.POSITION QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:ARRT(R) required. Initial 40-hour mammography training, 8 hours of digital mammography, 8 hours of tomosynthesis training and advanced registration in Mammography, ARRT(M), preferred.SMS will reimburse candidate if initial mammography training requirements need to be met and assist with scheduling candidate for the training courses.Advanced registration in mammography required within one year of hire.Must maintain ARRT and continuing education to comply with MQSA requirements.Must possess an active Permit to Practice where applicable and/or required.Must possess valid driver's license with good driving record.WORKING CONDITIONS:Work is primarily performed in mobile unit with frequent trips outside to transport patients during all seasons.Exposure to inclement weather from transporting patients to and from facility to mobile unit.Mobile unit has artificial lighting, with some daylight from windows or doors.Possible exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues from working with patients and performing injections as required.SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:Ability to drive equivalent to 26' straight truck preferredMust be a minimum of 21 years of age.Must pass DOT physical and Drug/Alcohol Screening.Must be able to understand and comply with the applicable DOT rules and regulations.Operating knowledge of Personal Computers (PC) and medical charting systems.Capable of a flexible work schedule.Must be able to interact with customer personnel and SMS Team Members in a responsible, professional and ethical manner.Must be able to produce high quality imaging with little supervision.Must be able to function effectively in a team-oriented environment.Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative.Ability to demonstrate competency in all applicable areas.Must be willing and able to train and assist other Team Members.Must be able to safely transport patients with or without assistance.Responsible for the following and adhering to TJC/SMS Quality Standards which includes, but is not limited to: CPR, immunizations, training (SMS and Site Specific), Infection Control, and Invasive Procedures (if applicable).PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Sits, stands, and walks intermittently throughout the day.Climbs stairs to enter mobile unit.Squats or kneels and lifts objects from ground occasionally.Full extension of arms above head and in front of body.Frequently lifts weight of up to 10 pounds.Occasionally lifts weight of up to 48 pounds.Occasionally carries objects weighing up to 20 pounds.Must be able to push/pull objects with force of up to 25 pounds.Must possess good balance.

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