Mammography Technologist - Nags Head, NC

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931129

The Outer Banks Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About the Outer Banks Hospital

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Nags Head, NC. The Outer Banks Hospital offers high-quality care in a compassionate environment—it’s what we’re known for on the Outer Banks.

We opened in March 2002 as a joint venture between Vidant Health and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. Our facility includes eighteen acute care medical-surgical beds, two labor and delivery/recovery/post-partum beds, a level II nursery bed, a designated caesarian section room, three operating rooms, outpatient and diagnostic services along with a 24-hour emergency department.  Affiliated with The Outer Banks Hospital is The Outer Banks Medical Group (a Vidant Medical Group partner) which is comprised of eight physician practices. 

As a community hospital, we offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. We meet the health care needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to 250,000 in the summer months. 

We welcome you to make a difference with us and become a part of a collaborative community that touches lives, including yours.

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Position Summary

Operates Mammography / X-Ray Equipment to make radiographs of designated body parts. Responsibilities include knowledge of all x-ray equipment, proper patient positioning, exposures, film developing for interpretations, implementation of patient charges, and assists physician physicians as required. Will be available for emergency on-call procedures as required. Recognizes the need for control/assessment of pain for patients and helps to prevent or reduce patient pain levels when possible.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates responsibility for patient safety as measured by proper patient positioning and instruction, accuracy of patient identification, follow up on PSN events, 100% Red Rule compliance, SBAR handoff technique. Demonstrates ability to perform accurate and reliable patient care utilizing Radiology equipment and proper technique according to established departmental procedures and protocols as measured by image quality, documented errors, competency documentation, chart audit, feedback on patient care issues requiring investigation at department level.
  • Demonstrates participation in maintaining technical operations as measured by proper set up / use of equipment, documented daily and periodic equipment QC/maintenance, ongoing quality measures, active review/update of departmental policies and procedures, supply inventory, involvement in departmental projects/initiatives. Demonstrates knowledge and application of LIS and HIS computer skills as measured by use of  Radiology IT functions/competencies, HIS (Healthspan) navigation/competencies, accuracy to Heathspan charge capture, accuracy and consistency of patient Electronic Medical Record charting documentation review.
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation as measured by equipment QA/troubleshooting and maintenance documentation, Radiant records, patient EMR charting documentation review. Demonstrates critical thinking skills and ability to actively troubleshoot and problem solve patient care scenarios as measured by interactions with other OBH department staff/MDs, Dare EMS, vendor hotline support.
  • Demonstrates engagement and professionalism in the education/training of students, new/current employees and patients as measured by student/instructor interaction, completeness of competency documentation, performance of student/new employee, patient EMR charting documentation review. Demonstrates commitment to professional competency as measured by minimum 15 CEU/yr, annual mandatory education,  annual review of P&P, participation in CEU activities, timely review of P&P updates, pursuance of certifications. Demonstrates engagement in departmental and organizational operations as measured by active participation in 75% departmental staff meetings, participation in OBH employee forums, participation in patient rounds, participation in task forces, work groups, collaborative self-scheduling, committees, community events.
  • Demonstrates ability to serve in a leadership capacity as measured by active, documented review and knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, collaboration/consultation with team members when P&P questions arise, peer interactions, ability of respond appropriately to questions in the absence of Director. Requests consultation as necessary. Demonstrates active participation in the development of self, team, department and organization as measured by timely follow though on projects/tasks, involvement in procedure development, Quality initiatives, cross training as necessary, other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage time in a productive manner as measured by testing turn around times, project completion, CEU completion, follow through on assignments. Demonstrates knowledge and participation in Regulatory Compliance/ Accreditation activities. Adheres to ALARA and Radiation Safety guidelines. Documentation is consistent with Federal and ACR regulatory guidelines as demonstrated by timely mammo notification, accurate and organized compliance documentation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Radiologic Technology and possess a current ARRT registry.
  • Registry in Mammography must occur within one year of employment.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider status is required upon hire.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in Mammography
  • Mammography registry
  • One year of general work experience

Other Information

  • Full-time position (36 hours/week) with benefits

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

HR Recruiting Team

The Outer Banks Hospital

OBHHumanResources@theobh.com

 

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