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Mammography Technologist

Requisition ID:

22155243

Business Unit:

Backus Hospital

Location:

Colchester, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Day shift Approximately 1 weekend per month and 2 holidays per year.

Sign-On Bonus eligible for licensed and Mammography certified technologists with more than 1 year experience! 

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
 

JOB SUMMARY
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic mammographic procedures in hospital, clinic or mobile van sites, according to established protocols to assist the referring physician in diagnosis and treatment.  Operates digital mammography equipment and performs procedures by positioning patients, preparing contrast medias, and selecting the correct exposure factors utilizing the assessment of patient age, pathology and diagnosis to produce technically accurate digital and or analog images to assist the radiologist in diagnosis.  Performs breast biopsies, stereotactic biopsies, needle localization, RFID tag placement, Bone Densitometry, and assist with MRI biopsies as needed. 

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiography program. Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: At least one (1) year Mammography experience and six (6) months experience in Mammography hospital setting preferred. Experience in breast stereotactic localized biopsies preferred.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: State of Connecticut Radiographer license and ARRT certification in Radiography required. Basic Life Support (BLS) required. ARRT Mammography certification preferred. 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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