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Providence Health & Services Mammography and MQSA Technician in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling a Mammography and MQSA Technician (Full time/Day shift) to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

We are seeking a Mammography and MQSA Technician who will perform mammography/radiographic examinations according to accepted treatment protocols, hospital policy and procedures. The position will also establish standards and comply with the American College of Radiology, Federal-MQSA, and State requirements. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participate in related continuing education.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Follow Universal Protocol at all times to ensure correct patient, correct procedure, and correct side

  • Maintain established department policies, procedures, improving organization performance program, safety, and infection control standards

  • Responsible for establishing standards and complying with American College of Radiology, Federal-MQSA, and State requirements in mammography

  • Perform mammography/radiographic procedures. Obtain patient history, prepare patient for the exam, explain exam, and ensure patient cooperation during the study. (80 % of job responsibility for positions at PSJ and Tarzana)

  • Work with Imaging Manager Supervisor, Mammography and Breast Center Manager position to assure that diagnostic radiology and mammography are in complete compliance with Federal, State, and local requirements

  • Actively participate in performance improvement initiatives

  • Perform QA/QC procedures and documents accordingly

  • Demonstrate technical abilities in at least two modalities (PHC position) Demonstrate technical abilities in mammography, diagnostic x-ray, and bone densitometry (PSJ and Tarzana positions)

  • Provide appropriate, technical services as assigned or directed under the direct supervision of the Manager, WODC (PHC/Tarzana positions)/Manager, Breast Center (PSJ position)

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Assure that WODC equipment (PHC/Tarzana positions)/Breast Center equipment (PSJ position) is properly maintained and arrange for service when needed

  • Assist Supervisor with training new employees in the use of the equipment

  • Responsible for tracking of patients with Bi-Rad findings of code 4 and code 5. – PSJ and Tarzana positions

  • Assist M.D. with breast biopsies, breast ultrasounds, and breast localizations. - PSJ and Tarzana positions


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until expiration

  • ARRT/C.R.T./Mammography certification

  • 5 years clinical radiology experience with neonates, children, adults, geriatrics in acute care

  • MQSA/regulatory experience

  • Good interpersonal/oral/written communication skills and business/organizational skills

  • Minimum one sub specialty (i.e., U/S, Radiography) desirable

  • Knowledge of JCAHO and Title 17

  • Knowledge of stereotactic biopsies, breast ultrasounds, breast localization

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Coursework/Training

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 246354