Lead, Mammography/Breast Ultrasound Technologist - Women's Health Center
Job posting number: #7184112 (Ref:10023287)
Posted: October 3, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $50.71 - $76.07 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Lead, Mammography/Breast Ultrasound Technologist – Women’s Health Center
Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.
Join our team at City of Hope as a Lead, Mammography/Breast Ultrasound, where your primary focus will be on delivering exceptional patient-centered care. In this role, you will provide a range of breast imaging services and procedures, assist physicians in breast radiologic examinations and biopsies, and ensure the proper preparation of procedure rooms, equipment, supplies, and medications. You will also be responsible for supporting and troubleshooting the use of invasive biopsy equipment, maintaining effective physician relationships, and ensuring accurate patient tracking, billing, and film tracking documentation. Your role involves creating a reassuring atmosphere for patients, assisting with scheduling, and supporting daily activities in the Women's Center while helping to maintain compliance with MQSA requirements. In our department, our equipment includes: Hologic Dimensions 3D. In the very near future, this role and department will be moving to our new Duarte Outpatient Center located on our main campus, which is currently under construction!
Expanding Hope - Los Angeles Campus
A cornerstone of City of Hope’s plans to increase capacity to deliver care, the new Duarte Outpatient Center is scheduled to open in 2024. At eight stories and over 350,000 square feet, the facility will become the largest ambulatory care building on campus. The center will house state-of-the-art equipment, specialty clinics, new radiation oncology vaults, defined units to facilitate patient navigation, laboratory services and dedicated clinical trial infusion and monitoring. Enclosed walkways and bridges between buildings will offer safer and more comfortable space for travel, especially for those who are immunocompromised.
Interested in more of the overview of the expansion: https://tour.concept3d.com/share/GmTF-fskd/stop/1
As a successful candidate, you will:
- Perform diagnostic imaging procedures of the breast, including mammography, breast ultrasonography, operates image guide for ultrasonographic biopsy, stereotactic biopsy and needle localization.
- Assess patient’s understanding of process. Prepare the patient, explain the procedure, assist patient for appropriate positioning during the examination.
- Set up and assembles biopsy equipment to assist the radiologist during invasive procedures, maintains sterile technique.
- Be involved in clinical teaching of Ultrasound technique, assesses technical Ultrasound abilities of new technologists
Your qualifications should include:
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- 1-2 years General Radiology along with 3 – 5 years Mammography and Breast Ultrasound 1 – 2 years.
- Current ARRT (R) (M) certifications
- Current CRT (M) license
- RDMS Breast and/or Abdomen certification (preferred)
- This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement.
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $50.71 - $76.07 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.