Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 700 employees.
Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care.
About the Shift:
8:30a - 5:00 p Full Time
About the position:
Candidate must be able to perform diagnostic mammographic procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with patients in the successful accomplishment of their mammogram. Perform optimal positioning for screening and diagnostic exams. Breast ultrasound experience for targeted abnormal areas. Know the protocols for basic procedures such as; Needle Localizations, Ultrasound biopsies, and Stereotactic biopsies. Loading previous analog mammograms on the viewer for Radiologist interpretation. Unloading the mammo viewer. Entering dictated results in the MRS (mammography reporting system). Retrieving x-ray jackets with previous analog exams from the warehouse and filing the X-ray jackets back in the warehouse for storage. Be able to screen patient's or doctor's staff that are calling to make the proper appointment per each patient depending on that patient's risk factors. Be willing to learn how to perform quality control and quality assurance test mandated by the state. Be willing to learn all the modalities that the MRS program offers in order to help us with our recall letter, result letters, medical audit, etc. Participates in Performance Improvement activities. Provides service to age range from adult to geriatric.
High school graduate; Associates degree preferred.
Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology: either college affiliated or hospital trained.
Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART) in radiography and certified/board eligible in mammography. Certified in the State of Texas to practice and administer radiation.
One year mammography experience preferred.
Current BCLS certification.
Thorough understanding of breast anatomy, positioning.
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. Additional languages preferred.
Basic computer knowledge Ability to operates mammography equipment and stereotactic localization devices.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.