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Mammographer, Port Elizabeth

Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-07-21
ID #2175352965
Free
Mammographer, Port Elizabeth
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth,
Modified May 31, 2024

Description

We are looking for a qualified Mammographer for a Renowned Medical Institute in Port Elizabeth.

Job Summary:
The mammography tech is responsible for detecting breast tissue abnormalities by completing mammographic imaging studies; presenting them for diagnosis.

Minimum Requirements
Qualification is Mammography is essential.
HPCSA Accreditation for Breast Ultrasound
Matric Qualification is essential.

Duties:
Greets patients by confirming patient identification; reviewing imaging request; checking for special instructions; confirming anticipated service with patients.
Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of imaging procedures; explaining equipment; answering questions.
Conducts mammography study by positioning breasts; adjusting compression mechanisms; instructing patient to hold breath; retreating to lead protected area; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors; activating equipment to take image; releasing compression mechanisms; preparing for next positioning and view.
Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques.
Maintains production and quality of mammograms by following established standards and procedures; developing mammograms; observing mammogram results; determining necessary adjustments for optimum results; retaking mammograms as required; forwarding completed studies to radiologist for interpretation.
Ensures operation of mammography equipment by completing preventive maintenance; instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories.
Keeps mammography supplies and patient drapes ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; collecting and processing laundry.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures.
Documents patient mammogram services by completing patient record charting etc.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Mammographer

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