SDMS's core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography. As an SDMS member you will join an exclusive network of over 28,000 sonographers and sonography students.
Formed in 2009, the SDMS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization affiliated with the SDMS. The SDMS Foundation fosters professional learning and excellence by working to improve the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
East Orlando seeks to hire a Mammographer who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
AdventHealth East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area. A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience
M – F / 7:30 – 4p
Under Supervision performs the duties directly involved with mammography applying ionizing radiation for the purpose of detecting pathology. In addition to mammography, may also perform DXA scans at locations where the service is offered. For cost center 4337 the technologist may also perform Diagnostic Radiological exams (fluoroscopy excluded). Regulates the equipment used to expose the imaging receptor; processes and organizes images. Operates equipment safely and maintains ALARA standards when using ionizing radiation to produce radiographic images. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge of diagnostic radiological positions (cost center 4337 only)
Ability to determine appropriate technical factors
Knowledge of mammography equipment and MQSA and ACR regulations
Ability to learn and master new tasks related to image quality and radiation safety
Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
Ability to complete Mammography exams in a timely manner even under stressful condition
Minimum of one year in Mammography (Preferred)
Minimum of one year of experience performing stereotactic core biopsies (Preferred)
Minimum of one year of experience performing breast needle localizations (Preferred)
Good organizational skills (Preferred)
Knowledge of PACS and associated equipment (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current valid State of Florida license as a General Radiographer
ARRT ( R )
ARRT ( M )
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Current Florida driver’s license, class E and driving record in accordance withAdveent Health policy (cc 3100 only)
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it
Produces quality radiographs per the procedure manual. Documents history, utilizes appropriate exposure, positioning, patient ID and markers. Reviews all images for evidence and accuracy of RT/LT marker placement and proper orientation. Repeats any view that fails to include all required anatomical structures or lacks proper contrast and spatial resolution. Adheres to the Image Quality Goals & Criteria. [Exam Supervision and Administration]
Completes work in appropriate timeframe and ensures accuracy and completeness of work performed. Sets priorities and performs well in stressful and emergency situations. [Personal Productivity and Accountability]
Utilizes computer system to update exam status, cancel/update orders as needed. Ensures charges match procedure completed. Confirms proper exam/patient assignment before releasing images to PACS for interpretation. Corrects erroneous accession numbers in PACS. [Data Processing]
Performs daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual Quality Assurance on all Mammography units and processors. [Quality Control]
Operates and maintains Imaging equipment in a safe manner. Adheres to all infection control standards. Utilizes knowledge of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect from exposure to chemical, radiation and/or biohazard. Properly wears Dosimeter badge and seeks to minimize radiation exposure. [Safety and Environment of Care]
Performs mammography and DXA exams (and Diagnostic X-rays for cc 4337 only) and operates all Imaging equipment in assigned area. Utilizes the knowledge and skills for age-specific factors necessary to perform safe and effective procedures on patients of adult and geriatric ages. The knowledge and skills are acquired through formal training, in-service, continuing education and/or experience. Learns/adapts to new technologies and protocols and helps develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students. [Clinical Competence]
Assists with data collection for KPIs while understanding the department performance trends and established standards. Contributes toward process improvement by serving on PI teams as assigned. Participates in patient satisfaction initiatives. Utilizes patient service recovery resources when appropriate. [Performance Improvement]
Attends department meetings consistently and promotes positive dialogue with respect to department objectives. Listens and is responsible to understand all agenda items. [Department Meeting Attendance]
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Mammographer opportunity with East Orlando and apply online today.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.