Mammography Technician

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Wisconsin Department of Labor and Industry
O*Net Code
29-2034.00
Rapids Code
1117
Req. Hours
16468
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 44 total skills | 16468 total hours
Perform Quality Assurance/quality Control - 1568 req. hrs
Perform processor QC and appropriate tests
196 hrs
Perform repeat analysis
196 hrs
QC for digital equipment
196 hrs
Clean dark room, screens and view boxes
196 hrs
Complete visual checklists
196 hrs
Review medical physicist report
196 hrs
Troubleshoot QC problems
196 hrs
Complete audit reports
196 hrs
Prepare For Mammography Exams - 7168 req. hrs
Turn unit on
400 hrs
Stock room
400 hrs
Set-up trays
400 hrs
Prepare for specialized procedures
400 hrs
Obtain practitioner order for procedure
400 hrs
Review patient's prior studies
400 hrs
Consult radiologist regarding diagnostic procedures
400 hrs
Select properly sized equipment
400 hrs
Enter patient data into ID camera
400 hrs
Escort patient to exam room
400 hrs
Verify patient identify
400 hrs
Obtain patient history, patient consent for release of prior breast imaging studies and reports and patient consent for invasive procedures
400 hrs
Verify procedure order
400 hrs
Prep patient for exam
400 hrs
Perform Mammography Exams - 13768 req. hrs
Explain procedure to patient
660 hrs
Select appropriate technical factors on unit
660 hrs
Change unit accessories and settings as needed
660 hrs
Position patient
660 hrs
Modify positions for patients with special needs
660 hrs
Place proper positioning markers on image
660 hrs
Obtain proper compression
660 hrs
Make exposure
660 hrs
Transfer patient data and exposure
660 hrs
Process image
660 hrs
Post Mammography Exams - 15768 req. hrs
Check images for technical quality
400 hrs
Review images with radiologist
400 hrs
Release patient
400 hrs
Clean and decontaminate equipment
400 hrs
Prepare images for radiologist interpretation
400 hrs
Follow-Up Procedures - 16468 req. hrs
Perform clerical duties
100 hrs
Provide patient with lay summary results
100 hrs
Compile patient tracking data
100 hrs
Obtain biopsy results
100 hrs
Ensure patient notification of follow-up recommendations
100 hrs
Validate exam/supply charges
100 hrs
Follow up on patient complaints
100 hrs