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Mammography Technologist-PN

LMC Careers 
Full Time - 40 Hours 
Day Shift 
Monday - Friday


Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center anchors an expansive health care network that includes more than 450 physicians and advanced practice providers at 75 locations across the Midlands of South Carolina, making it the region’s third largest employer. From general medicine and orthopaedics to oncology, cardiology and neurosurgery, these dedicated professionals combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.

Job Summary

Works independently to perform digital screening mammography imaging based on hospital policies and practice standards, under the supervision of the interpreting physician. Must demonstrate an understanding of breast anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology. Must maintain accuracy in breast positioning, exposure techniques, and image evaluation while adhering to radiation protection and safety standards. Must understand the federal regulations governing mammography practice in order to meet the standards for the performance of breast imaging. Must have knowledge of the quality assurance policies and quality control testing for mammography within federal regulation guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Associates Degree or Graduate of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Mammography (Must have and maintain current biennium ARRT continuing education credits); Must have received/applied for South Carolina state license with SCRQSA; Must possess and maintain current CPR certification.
Required Training: Must have personal computer skills and be able to perform required functions in current hospital computer system and PACS

Essential Functions

  • Exhibits knowledge of principles, practices and procedures and demonstrates competency in performing digital screening mammography imaging demonstrating all the anatomical structures of the breast.
  • Provide and promote quality care in accordance with hospital standards utilizing the hospital, radiology and mammography policies and procedures and applied in the office setting.
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic technical/equipment problems and communicate with service.
  • Ability to work in a timely manner eliminating unnecessary delays in all procedures.
  • Identify patient needs: comfort patient by anticipating anxiety, answer questions, maintain a kind and courteous attitude, respect patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Practice cost effective use of supplies.
  • Follows HIPPA Guidelines when obtaining and sending patient medical information.
  • Apply knowledge of the principles of radiation protection for the patient, self and others.
  • Ability to perform weekly digital mammography equipment QC to include doctor work station test and record results or trained in house within 90 days.
  • Ability to perform monthly visual checklist, quarter repeat analysis, semiannual compression test, per MQSA and ACR requirements and record results or trained in house within 90 days.
  • Attend quarterly QC meeting with QA/QC Coordinator and other QC Techs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Understands and supports mission statement, rules, regulations, policies, procedures and protocols of Lexington Medical Center.
  • Attends pertinent staff development programs including all in-service mandatory classes.
  • Maintain continuing educational programs per MQSA, ACR requirements. 
  • Arrives to work on time and is prepared to begin work promptly. Adheres to work schedule and is flexible when schedule requires.
  • Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally psycho-social care/treatment for the following  patient population:  
    • Adult        (18-65 years)  
    • Geriatric    (Over 65 years)
  • Demonstrates excellence in Service Expectations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:
Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 

  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina