University of Miami Per Diem Mammography Technologist, Deerfield Beach in Deerfield Beach, Florida
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The University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has an exciting opportunity for a Per-diem Mammography Technologist.
The Mammography Technologist, perform diagnostic imaging studies under the direction/supervision of a Radiologist, using age appropriate standards of practice. Notify appropriate person of any change(s) in patient status.
Perform procedures in a safe manner.
Maintain proper sterile techniques for procedures; regularly practice aseptic techniques and strictly obeys isolation and infection control procedures, prevent cross contamination during procedures, i.e., gloves, gown, mask, eye protection and hand washing.
Verify surgery schedule for biopsies Assist the radiologist or other medical specialists in biopsies/localizations throughout the duration of the procedure, with all the necessary supplies until completion of the exam.
Perform Clinical assistant duties as necessary and/or as assigned. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Verify the patient’s ID by checking their name and date of birth.(At least 2 verifiers) Ask patient to describe level of comfort and evidence of pain – prior, during and at the completion of the exam.
Always obtain necessary consents.
Always inform patient and/or patient’s family of procedure to be performed.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Graduate of a Radiologic Technology program accredited by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). ARRT registered.
Must possess valid State of Florida License as a General Radiographer. (State of Florida Limited/Basic License Holders is not acceptable).
ARRT certification in primary modality required within 12 months of hire.
BLS/CPR Certification required.
One (1) year of relevant experience preferred. Will consider new graduates from accredited schools.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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