UCHealth Breast Sonographer in Denver, Colorado
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Performs breast sonography in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam. When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
Positions patient and performs screening and diagnostic mammography. Analyzes results and identifies issues with and resolves quality of imaging results, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits, and reports scan results.
Assists physician with performing interventional procedures including ultrasound and stereotactic guided biopsies, fine needle aspiration and localizations.
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions. Participates in ensuring compliance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) regulations.
Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program.
Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Radiologic Technologist (RT) and certified in Mammography (M) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Certification in Breast Sonography (BS) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). State licensure if required by law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider
Minimum Experience: 6 months of experience in Mammography or Breast Sonography.
The pay range for this position is: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour . Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
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