Merit Health Woman's Hospital
Location FLOWOOD, MS (Merit Health Woman's Hospital)
Department Breast Diagnostic Unit
Field Radiology & Imaging
Arranges patients for radiological examinations. Produces radiographs (x-rays) to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. Associate's degree. Bachelors degree preferred from an accredited program and registration as a technologist by the A.R.R.T. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field and 3-5 years of experience. ARRT Mammography certification required
Responsible for obtaining diagnostic quality radiographic images according to pre-established guidelines. Schedules and observes time-management techniques according to departmental productivity and efficiency standards while observing a quality patient care experience. The Lead provides leadership to the department/shift of a designated area. Uses the established principles of delegation and supervision to direct the activities of all licensed and non-licensed care givers and support staff in the delivery of patient care during their assigned shift. The Lead also assumes Radiologic Testing responsibilities and patient care during their shift.