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Providence Mammography Technologist in Tarzana, California


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Providence is calling a Mammography Technologist (Per diem/Variable shift) to Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

We are seeking a Mammography Technologist who will perform mammographic imaging of the breast to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases. Prepare and assist in breast in compliance to established policies and procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect

  • Support and participate in activities that foster customer service

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate

  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education

  • Attend and successfully complete general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications

  • Comply with hospital policies and procedures regarding acceptable:

  • Attendance, Timekeeping, Dress code, Professionalism

  • Use of Standard Precautions in all patient contact as applicable

  • The provision of a safe environment for patients, visitors and co-workers

  • Reporting and responding to facility emergencies such as fire, infant abduction, and disruption in utilities and hazardous materials spills

  • Report all suspected abuse or neglect

  • Demonstrate skill in the use of equipment including its capabilities, limitations and appropriate/special applications

  • Ensure that the rights of all patients are respected and maintained by allowing for privacy, cultural diversity and dignity in the provision of care

  • Demonstrate a positive professional image, perform responsibilities in a professional manner, demonstrates flexibility in the provision of patient care/service and utilize a collaborative approach with co-workers

  • Function as a team member, contributing to the smooth operations of the unit on a day to day basis, and for the patients/customer’s overall general welfare

  • Demonstrate willingness to perform tasks generally designated to be done by others, when the need arises

  • Demonstrate organizational skills including prioritization and time management

  • Identify problems, implement appropriate solutions and evaluate effectiveness

  • Utilize appropriate resources when indicated to resolve conflicts, solve problems and achieve goals

  • Identify and communicate opportunities to improve care or service

  • Establish yearly goals that will enhance personal job performance

  • Seek and utilize new approaches to problem solving, reaching goals and/or new programs

  • Ensure human and material resources of the organization are used responsibly and in accordance with hospital policy

  • Identify cost saving strategies appropriate to the department

  • Demonstrate knowledge of age specific care for the neonate through the geriatric population, including but not limited to identifying the need for additional safety measures, or activities that place patients at risk Applicable for the populations: Infant, Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric

  • Obtain patient history, cooperation and consent. Explain procedures and address any patient concerns

  • Prepare and maintain room for daily procedures

  • Provide comfort and privacy for patient during and after examination

  • Perform diagnostic and screening mammograms in compliance with hospital policies and protocols

  • Select appropriate techniques that produces high quality diagnostic mammography images for radiologists to evaluate

  • Adjust positioning and techniques according to patient’s body habitus, including taking into consideration patients with implants and location of lesions

  • Document scars, moles, lumps, etc. on clinical information sheet

  • Demonstrate proper sterile techniques and infection control

  • Assist physicians in biopsies, etc.

  • Select and operate equipment as directed

  • Demonstrate ability to operate hospital systems

  • Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary

  • Perform QA, QC procedures as directed by supervisor

  • Back-up contact to notify patients of recommended additional studies as directed by supervisor

  • Additional Responsibilities IF AND/OR WHEN the care giver is a team leader:

  • Perform Imaging procedures in compliance with department protocols

  • Perform quality assurance/quality control systems or programs assigned

  • Assist in staff scheduling

  • Resolve patient care issues and concerns

  • Address patient scheduling issues

  • Serve as a preceptor, mentor and support to coworkers and students

  • Perform daily workqueues

  • Report any accidents, complaints, or equipment malfunctions to Management

  • Attend Lead meeting

  • Demonstrate high integrity, accountability, and tactfulness

  • Must be respectful and equitable in dealings

  • Display superior work ethics and professionalism


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Successfully completed a program in radiological technology

  • Two (2) or more years experience successfully performing 2D Mammography and 3D Tomosynthesis

  • ARRT, R registry

  • ARRT, M registry

  • CRT Radiological License

  • CRT Mammography License or obtain within 6 months of employment

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Cedars-Sinai 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.

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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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 282151