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Mammographer
Position: Location: Salary: Type:
Mammographer Milton Keynes £40000 - £45000 Permanent

Brief description

 

We have an opening for an experienced Mammographer to join our centre based in Milton Keynes.

The mammographer is responsible for supporting the breast clinics to detect breast tissue abnormalities by completing mammographic imaging studies; presenting them for diagnosis.

  • To support all aspects of the pathway of every patient receiving diagnostic imaging and intervention in the centre
  • To work in the different imaging areas of the treatment centre within the individual’s area of competence, so that all operational objectives and standards are achieved, and the reputation of for exceptional service and outcomes is maintained at all times
  • To work with the clinical team and administrative team
  • To work alongside radiologists ensuring a smooth end to end process for all diagnostic imaging patients

 

Responsibilities

  • Greeting patients by confirming patient identification; reviewing imaging request; checking for special instructions; confirming anticipated service with patients.
  • Gain patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of imaging procedures; explaining equipment; answering questions.
  • Conduct 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.
  • Minimize radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques.
  • Maintain 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.
  • Ensure operation of mammography equipment by completing preventive maintenance; instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories

 

Key Competencies/ What’s desired?

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Able to demonstrate post-qualification experience
  • Experience in/understanding of UK diagnostic radiography
  • Desirable - Varied experience within all aspects of radiography; general/CT/MRI/US
  • Evidence of effective staff liaison and co-operative working
  • Evidence of empathetic and a holistic approach to patient care
  • Experience in private health sector
  • Experience with resolving complaints satisfactorily
  • Some knowledge of report writing
  • Evidence of effective organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
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