Job Description

Job Title: Lead Mammographer
Job ID: 703692
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Hours will vary
Shift: Rotating
Department: Womens Imaging S Hills
Location: 1300 Oxford Drive, Bethel Park PA 15102


Grow with UPMC Imaging Services! Our new career ladder was created to help you grow professionally with opportunities to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint!

In addition to performing imaging procedures at an advanced level, coordinates workflow, assists with projects and coordinates educational activities. Functions as a working technologist and distributes workload to ensure efficient operations.

  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of mammography candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.
  • Coordinates daily workflow and schedule of the department while maintaining staffing levels based on, but not limited to, call offs, vacations, patient volumes, and training needs.
  • Leads orientation and training for new hires, students and other medical personnel; ensures competencies are completed in the required time frame.  
  • Responsible for offering remediation with Mammographers when necessary.
  • Monitors supply utilization, ordering and restocking as needed and required.
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment, monitoring and evaluating quality control tests ensuring equipment compliance to ACR/FDA/MQSA regulations.
  • Performs duties in alignment with Mammographer Multi-skilled, or Mammography Specialist.
  • Serves as a mentor and leader for others encouraging a Culture Of Service Excellence.
  • Serves as a resource individual and coordinates operational activities in the breast imaging center in conjunction with or in the absence of direct supervision to promote teamwork and achievement of departmental goals
  • Utilizing system promoted leadership tools, deal with conflict and sensitive situations.


  • 3 years clinical experience as a registered mammography technologist with additional competencies in specialized imaging procedures.  
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients in sensitive situations explaining procedures, providing instruction and providing comfort and support. 
  • Analytical ability necessary to operate complex equipment, optimize image quality and minimize patient exposure to ionizing radiation.  
  • Advanced skills and competency required to fulfill duties and responsibilities of invasive breast imaging procedures, breast sonography and/or bone densitometry. 
  • Certification for breast sonography and/or bone densitometry.  
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sterile technique and operation of complex equipment.  
  • Maintain active 15 mammography credits every 3 years as defined by the Mammography Quality Standard Act.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • American Registry Radiologic Technologists 
  • Breast sonography and/or bone densitometry certification required.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • American Registered Radiologic Technologists
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $22.92 to $35.73

Union Position: No

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!


UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.

Now more than ever, YOU can help us shape our communities and UPMC into a better place for everyone to work, study, play, and thrive.

Learn more about working here and check out our policies and recent updates.

Talent Network