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Lehigh Valley Health Network Mammo Tech in Allentown, Pennsylvania

LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL * Breast Health Svcs Cedar Crest1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PAProfessional ClinicalFull Time 40 hours, Day Shift, M-F 8-4:30, Sat as neededPosted 01/12/2021Req # 22629Union: N/AImagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.LVHN has been ranked among the andquot;Best Hospitalsandquot; by U.S. News and World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.Job Summary:Conducts all breast related procedures, including but not limited to: diagnostic breast imaging exams (including mammography, ultrasound, needle localizations, and stereotactic and ultrasound-guided biopsy). Creates an environment that is safe and risk-free that provides radiation protection according to the standards established by local, state, and federal requirements. Maintains oversight for quality control for equipment (some imaging departments may require cross-functional duties in diagnostic imaging). Performs basic clerical duties such as patient registration and appointment scheduling may be required at some sites. Participates in patient education and community outreach activities.Education - Required:Technical School Diploma Radiologic Technology graduate of AMA approved schoolExperience - Required:1 yearExperience - Preferred:1 year Experience as a Mammography Technologist with ambulatory experience in all areas of breast imaging, diagnosis, and quality assuranceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:Ability to initiate, accept, and adapt to constant change within a healthcare environment.Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.Participates in patient education and community outreach programs.Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to perform quality imaging.Licensure - Required:RHM - Radiology Mammography Upon HireHealth Services\Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Upon HireLicensure - Preferred:AART, Certificate in Advanced Mammography exam Upon HireInfluenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.