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Rad Tech to Mammo Tech AHEC Program, Southwest Breast Center

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System Careers
Location: Bellaire
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we pursue a common goal of delivering high quality, efficient care while creating exceptional experiences for every member of our community. When we say every member of our community, that includes our employees. We know that when our employees feel cared for, heard and valued, they are inspired to create moments that exceed expectations, while prioritizing safety, compassion, personalization and efficiency. If you want to advance your career and contribute to our vision of creating healthier communities, now and for generations to come, we want you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary

Memorial Hermann Breast Care Center at Southwest Hospital is actively seeking a Radiology Tech who is determined to become a Mammography Tech.

Program/ Position Details:
- Memorial Hermann Breast Care Center at Southwest Hospital is offering a 2-3 month paid training program/apprenticeship that will prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to become an outstanding Mammography Technologist. You will be hired as a Rad Tech with Memorial Hermann Southwest Breast Care Center while you train and once you are registered in Mammography, be promoted to a Mammography Tech.
- This training will include a total of 320 hours comprised of four different phases to include structured education, textbook review, and independent diagnostic exams. Upon completion of the training and successful passing of the mammography registry examination, you will be reimbursed for the cost of the AHEC program ($1,215).
- Full-time, Day Shift - Monday through Friday, Saturday rotation
*Please note you must register for the AHEC program and cover the cost. Once you are hired and pass the Mammo registry, we will reimburse you for the cost of the course.

Memorial Hermann provides employees with a well-rounded benefit package that covers your physical, emotional and financial health. Full-time employees start accruing Paid Time Off (PTO) on their first day of employment and also includes seven designated holidays, two personal holidays and one spiritual holiday.
From tuition reimbursement & student loan repayment to mental health resources and retirement planning, Memorial Hermann provides a supportive environment for every one of its employees.

This position performs radiography (x-ray) examinations to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. This position may also perform some exams in more complex modalities.Job Description
Memorial Hermann Breast Care Center at Southwest Hospital is actively seeking a Radiology Tech who is determined to become a Mammography Tech.

Program/ Position Details:

  • Memorial Hermann Breast Care Center at Southwest Hospital is offering a 2-3 month paid training program/apprenticeship that will prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to become an outstanding Mammography Technologist. You will be hired as a Rad Tech with Memorial Hermann Southwest Breast Care Center while you train and once you are registered in Mammography, be promoted to a Mammography Tech.
  • This training will include a total of 320 hours comprised of four different phases to include structured education, textbook review, and independent diagnostic exams. Upon completion of the training and successful passing of the mammography registry examination, you will be reimbursed for the cost of the AHEC program ($1,215).
  • Full-time, Day Shift - Monday through Friday, Saturday rotation*Please note you must register for the AHEC program and cover the cost. Once you are hired and pass the Mammo registry, we will reimburse you for the cost of the course.

    Memorial Hermann provides employees with a well-rounded benefit package that covers your physical, emotional and financial health. Full-time employees start accruing Paid Time Off (PTO) on their first day of employment and also includes seven designated holidays, two personal holidays and one spiritual holiday.
    From tuition reimbursement & student loan repayment to mental health resources and retirement planning, Memorial Hermann provides a supportive environment for every one of its employees.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.

    Licenses/Certification:
    • Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required.
    • Current license or temporary license by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required.
    • Registered Radiology Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-R), required.

      Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
      • Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions.

        Principal Accountabilities
        • Performs radiography (x-ray) exams on patients ensuring compliance with all radiation safety procedures: Prepares patients for exam, obtains and records patient's vital signs, explains procedure, administers IV and contrast when necessary, positions patients for the exam, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images.
        • Enters and monitors patient data.
        • Performs quality assurance on radiology equipment.
        • May assist with initial and renewal application for ACR and other accreditation.
        • Identifies and reports any accidents, complaints or equipment malfunction to department management
        • Takes emergency call within the department. May be required to work weekends and float to other locations as needed.
        • May administer breath alcohol test and/or urine drug screens.
        • May be required to perform patient registration tasks such as verifying insurance, collecting payments, etc.
        • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
        • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization.
        • Demonstrates commitment to caring for every member of our community by creating compassionate and personalized experiences. Models Memorial Hermann's service standards by providing safe, caring, personalized and efficient experiences to patients and colleagues.
        • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System Careers, Houston , Rad Tech to Mammo Tech AHEC Program, Southwest Breast Center, Other , Bellaire, Texas

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