Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives
Under the direction of the Mammography Supervisor, the Administrative Director, and the Department Chairman, the Mammography Technologist employs professional radiological skills to assure quality imaging of all patients’ mammographic studies, adult through geriatric. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, radiation safety, quality control including all testing and outcomes, knowledge and performance of biopsies and/or aseptic technique for breast procedures, evaluate images for diagnostic quality and obtaining additional imaging as needed, troubleshooting mechanical issues, and the adherence to all ACR, MQSA/FDA regulations and guidelines.
Graduate of an accredited Radiologic technology program that has AMA approval
Must be fluent in the instruction of breast self-examination
Excellent interactive communication skills
Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently with exceptional attention to detail. and Problem solving skills
Flexibility in assignment to other duties/ areas as required
Stress management skills
Ability to demonstrate initiative, sound decision making skills
Must be a registered Radiologic Technologist R.T.
Must be a registered Mammography Technologist R.T. (M)
Must maintain Continuing Medical Education requirements of 5 mammography credits annually in addition, required ARRT CME requirements must be met annually
Current BLS Certification Required
Completed and documented 40 hours of dedicated mammography training, 8 hours of digital mammography training