Mammography Job Description

Mammography Job Description

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Mammography provides pre~procedure, procedure and post~procedure education and instruction to the patient appropriate to the patient's needs and requirements.

Mammography Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective mammography job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included mammography job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

To facilitate the operations of the Mammography department
Mammography experience, preferred one year plus working experience
Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in mammography (RTM)
Perform high quality digital mammography and DEXA exams on incoming patients
Calibrate, maintain and troubleshoot issues relating to mammography equipment
Develop mammographic film
Match appropriate paperwork for interpretation
Charge mammographic procedures and supplies
Must be proficient in breast imaging
Monitors patient’s well being during exam

Mammography Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Mammography

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ARRT, CPR, BLS, FDA, BCLS, R.T, ARDMS

Education for Mammography

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mammography job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Education, Technical, Associates, Radiologic Technology, Radiology, Science, Graduate, Patient Care, Technology, Radiography

Skills for Mammography

Desired skills for mammography include:

Anatomy and related pathologic processes
Patient positioning based on type of study
Appropriate studies to perform for the patient's diagnosis
Anatomy and physiology
Keyboard functionality
Breast anatomy
Personal protective equipment to protect from exposure to chemical

Desired experience for mammography includes:

Maintain compliance with all current organizational, state and federal regulations pertaining to required number and types of mammographic examinations to be performed within a specified time period
Must wear radiation monitoring badge at all times
At least 1 year mammo experience preferred
Corroborate patient's clinical history with procedure
Assist radiologists with patient procedures such as image guided breast biopsies, needle localizations, and ductograms
May on occasion travel to our nearby outpatient centers to help with coverage if needed

Mammography Examples


Mammography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a mammography. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mammography
  • Knowledgeable regarding breast self-examinations via answering questions and providing written materials to patients
  • Appropriately uses equipment, maneuvers the unit, and selects techniques to produce diagnostic images
  • Appropriately uses radiation protection to ensure the safety of patients and staff and meets all ALARA program requirements
  • Maintain records required by JCAHO and the Utah State Bureau of Radiation Control
  • Perform ultrasound examinations by producing appropriate images
  • Perform clinical assessment
  • Use cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images
  • Use judgment during the sonographic exam to differentiate between normal and pathological findings
  • Analyze sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician
  • Assume responsibility for the safety, mental, and physical comfort of patients while in the sonographer’s care
Qualifications for mammography
  • A minimum of two (2) years of current work experience that demonstrates the ability to work with minimal or no supervision
  • Registered Radiographer (ARRT)
  • Current State RT license
  • Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Standing, Walking
  • Maintain proficiency in the operations of the RIS, EPIC, PACS, and other computer systems as required by the position
  • Perform portable exams when indicated, including surgery, assists with invasive and other special procedures as needed

Mammography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mammography. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for mammography
  • Perform screening & diagnostic mammography, sterotactic breast biopsy
  • Three years’ working experience as a radiologic technologist & strong knowledge of radiography services
  • Outpatient service preferred
  • Licensed by the Illinois Department of Nuclear safety (IDNS) May be exposed to hazardous materials
  • May be exposed to life threatening diseases and flexible in changing environment
  • Ability to lift and/or move patients, ability to transport objects form one location to another
  • Radiation exposure if position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015
  • Graduate of AMA approved school/program of Radiologic Technology
  • Three years of experience as a Radiologic Technology
  • Previous outpatient service preferred
Qualifications for mammography
  • Successful completion of Ultrasound training program
  • Education and experience sufficient to meet eligibility requirements to take American Registry of Diagnostic Ultrasonographers (ARDMS) registry examination
  • Board eligible with registered qualifications as indicated by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Require Board registry within one year of hire
  • Must understand and take serious the social and psychological issues associated with mammography and breast cancer
  • Must keep informed of changes in regulatory requirements, including FDA, IEMA, ACR, and MQSA

Mammography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mammography. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for mammography
  • ARRT registered in radiography and mammography
  • Knowledge of radiography services
  • Ability to lift and/or move patients
  • Ability to transport objects form one location to another
  • Follow-up with patients on result, obtain reports for all patients who need additional views, and follow patients until cleared to SCR or six month follow-up or biopsy results
  • Responsible for hanging/pulling films and request CDs to be made and sent to outside facilities as needed
  • Responsible for collecting patient demographic and insurance information and updating registration information in the designated systems
  • Responsible for mailing and/or faxing patient results, reminder letters, and/or physician letters
  • Responsible for maintaining HIPPA compliance
  • Review and update all unresolved cases (those of patients with pending examinations)
Qualifications for mammography
  • Must possess ARRT(R)certification
  • Must possess ARRT(M) certification
  • Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology or graduate of an ARRT approved program
  • Registered Technologist (R.T.) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required within 6 months of hire in the position
  • ARRT - Mammography certification required within 1 year of hire in the position
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 6 months of hire

Mammography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a mammography. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mammography
  • Apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology to the process in order to obtain high quality images
  • Perform mammography, ultrasound of the breast, stereo core biopsy imaging and related procedures
  • Performs a variety of tasks involving the operation of mammographic equipment and other equipment/devices as appropriate
  • To assist the Director, Medical Director and Physicist in directing all aspects of care provided by the Medical Imaging Department, including but not limited to
  • Obtains and documents patient history
  • Positions patients and answers any questions or concerns
  • Explains procedures to patients as they are performed
  • Assists current and new employees in the use of systems/equipment and departmental policies and procedures
  • Recognizes problems/malfunctions of equipment and may assist in making minor adjustments
  • Greets registered patients at time of visit and triages patients through the patient flow process
Qualifications for mammography
  • Extensive knowledge of breast anatomy and physiology
  • Two years of full-time mammography experience strongly preferred
  • Completion of a MQSA 40 hour mammography course
  • Completion of 200 mammograms in the last 24 months
  • Completion of MQSA required Digital Breast Tomosynthesis training
  • Lifting greater than 50 lbs occasionally, carrying greater than 20 lbs occasionally and pulling or pushing greater than 50 lbs frequently

Mammography Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a mammography. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mammography
  • Perform high quality digital mammography exams on incoming patients using a Selena Hologic unit
  • Review all requisitions for patient history, types of procedures, and requesting Physician
  • Review for floor and type of patient
  • Identify patient in accordance with established procedures
  • Perform all procedures completely per departmental protocol
  • Produce image with sufficient resolution, density, and penetration, including the complete are of interest to provide required diagnostic information
  • Identify problems with image / exam quality
  • Supervises technical and support activities of the designated Breast Center staff
  • Schedules staff, facilitating coverage for annual and sick leave
  • Interviews, hires, evaluates performance, initiates performance improvement as necessary, and recommends changes in status of employees supervised in accordance with established human resource standards
Qualifications for mammography
  • Perform tasks and duties as outlined in the Diagnostic Imaging Department’s Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Perform administrative tasks and maintain clinical competencies through participation in educational and orientation programs
  • Montana State Radiologic License (MSRT)
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Mammography
  • Current BLS certification through American Heart Association preferred
  • Registered in Mammography-ARRT (M) - IDNS License

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