Mammography Technologist in Chevy Chase, Maryland, US at Washington Radiology

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Operates x-ray equipment and performs a variety of mammography-related diagnostic procedures. Individual must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique.

RESULTS MEASURED BY THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understands, promotes and demonstrates the Solis Way
  • Ability to effectively communicate to patients the procedures and educate women about the role of regular mammography in preventative breast health;
  • Ability to effectively communicate on an individual and small group basis to doctors, patients, and other employees;
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and sometimes complicated, written or oral instructions;
  • Must maintain patient-first focus at all times and exhibit outstanding customer service skills;
  • Consistently practice excellent mammography positioning and exposure technique; Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Completion of a formal radiologic technology training program;
  • Hold current certification by ARRT in Mammography or MQSA qualified to take
  • ARRT advanced level exam in mammography with documentation of clinical experience;
  • High School Diploma; Associates degree preferred;
  • Must possess non-restricted licensure in state work location;
  • Knowledge of database software, Sectra RIS/PACS software is preferred;
  • Needs to be able to stand for long periods of time;
  • Two years of experience in mammography is preferred;
  • Experience with diagnostic procedures such as ultrasound core and stereotactic biopsies is preferred;
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend medical terminology;
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time;
  • Prior quality control experience preferred