Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and
outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital,
Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern
Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers
Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty
care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a
leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices.
Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the
Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and
the Home Care organizations.
Provides quality care and meets customer expectations by
utilizing advanced technical skills in Mammographic imaging.
Radiation Safety Criteria A: Follow ALARA principles and scans
patient with appropriate exposure and minimal repeatability.
Radiation Safety Criteria B: Always wears radiation badge(s) to
track personal exposure. Radiation Safety Criteria C: Verifies
pregnancy status in appropriate patient population and obtains
waiver as needed. Radiation Safety Criteria D: Notes all
repeat/rejected images in the appropriate manner.
Patient Identification and Screening Criteria A: Properly
identifies patients by name/DOB as well as introducing
himself/herself to the patient by first name. Patient
Identification and Screening Criteria B: Reviews prescription and
protocol for appropriateness based on clinical information
provided. Patient Identification and Screening Criteria C: Advises
patient on proper exam preparation including removal of
deodorant/lotion, removal of jewelry and appropriate attire.
Patient Identification and Screening Criteria D: Explains
procedure, answers questions/concerns and follows-up with patient
Image Acquisition Criteria A: Determines technical factors for
correct calculated exposure and sets appropriate compression
values. Image Acquisition Criteria B: Proficient in positioning all
routine and technically challenging views to obtain optimal
quality. Image Acquisition Criteria C: Covers appropriate anatomy
and utilizes proper imaging parameters including mole and scar
markers. Image Acquisition Criteria D: Monitors and communicates
with the patient throughout the exam.
Workflow and Data Accuracy Criteria A: Respects scheduled
appointment times and communicates delays to reception staff and/or
patients directly. Workflow and Data Accuracy Criteria B: Reviews
charge entry, edits exam or notifies appropriate administrative
staff with necessary changes. Workflow and Data Accuracy Criteria
C: Completes charge sheet accurately ensuring the CPT4 code matches
the exam performed. Workflow and Data Accuracy Criteria D: Starts
and completes examination in ADS workflow, checks-in breast
ultrasound and includes complete and accurate notes to the
Exam Completion Criteria A: Evaluates Mammographic images for
technical quality, repeats images as necessary and verifies images
in PACS. Exam Completion Criteria B: Performs required post
processing and/or transfers appropriate images to dedicated
workstations. Exam Completion Criteria C: Ensures prior exams and
reports are available for comparison. Exam Completion Criteria D:
Provides correct forms/documentation and concise relevant history
to the Radiologist for interpretation.
Magview Entry and Patient Tracking Criteria A: Selects correct
patient and updates necessary clinical history. Magview Entry and
Patient Tracking Criteria B: Enters pertinent notes relating to
present exam and indicates the reason for exam/location of concern.
Magview Entry and Patient Tracking Criteria C: Resolves prior
examinations accurately. Magview Entry and Patient Tracking
Criteria D: Indicates when shielding was utilized.
Infection Control Criteria A: Follows universal precautions
including the use of gloves, gowns and masks as appropriate.
Infection Control Criteria B: Cleans and disinfects between each
patient and can perform/document high level disinfection
appropriately. Infection Control Criteria C: Consistently indicates
in Magview that infection control was completed prior to the start
of the exam. Infection Control Criteria D: Keeps work area, waiting
rooms and dressing rooms clean and tidy and stocks work area with
laundry and medical supplies on a daily basis.
Quality Control Criteria A: Maintains Mammography, Stereotactic
and/or Bone Density Department quality control standards and
updates all necessary logs. Quality Control Criteria B: Initiates
equipment service requests and notifies supervisor as necessary.
Quality Control Criteria C: Actively participates in Time Out
procedures required for certain exams. Quality Control Criteria D:
Able to perform quality control tests per ACR requirements and
reboot/shutdown systems per manufacturer guidelines.
Responding to Urgent Situations Criteria A: Able to recognize
specific psychological (ie. anxiety) and/or physical needs of
patients and determine when further assistance is needed.
Responding to Urgent Situations Criteria B: Promptly responds to
situations which require a timely response and documents relevant
information on incident forms. Responding to Urgent Situations
Criteria C: Able to locate and use all necessary emergency
equipment (code cart, oxygen, blood pressure monitor, pulse
oximeter, etc). Responding to Urgent Situations Criteria D: Able to
initiate emergency response policy.
Miscellaneous Criteria A: Functions as a Technologist in other
modalities (X-Ray, Stereotactic Biopsy, Bone Density) upon
supervisor request and skill level. Miscellaneous Criteria B: Able
to operate all equipment correctly and efficiently. Miscellaneous
Criteria C: Active participation in maintaining break room
cleanliness. Miscellaneous Criteria D: Willingly performs other
tasks to assist ancillary personnel pertaining to patient care.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the
Required: Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic
Minimum of 1 year of Mammography experience (GE preferred)
Minimum Experience: one year
Desired: ARRT Certification in Radiography
ARRT Certification in Mammography within 1 year of hire
CT State License
Maintain continuing education requirements (24 CE credits per
Maintain MQSA requirements (15 CE Mammo specific credits every 3
Possesses excellent knowledge of anatomy and physiology
Exhibits a degree of professionalism necessary to instill
Maintains a positive attitude and demonstrates respect and
Computer Skills Required: Able to utilize PACS, RIS systems,
Mammography tracking systems and any other required computer
Location: Norwalk-148 East Ave
Work Type: Part-Time
Standard Hours: 24.00
Work Schedule: Day/Eve 8
Work Shift: 8 hour shift between 7a-8p
Org Unit: 406
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Specialty
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- HS Graduate or Equivalent
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future