Job Description

Job Title: Mammographer Advanced Multi Skill
Job ID: 754773
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Day & evening hours
Shift: Variable
Department: Womens Imaging Cran
Location: 3 St Francis Way, Cranberry Township PA 16066


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Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes. Rotates between two or more specialties.

  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn new skills and a willingness to educate others in their areas of expertise. 
  • Serves as a resource for new hires and students.
  • Maintains flexibility to work within different clinical areas to support the needs of the departments and/or business units to ensure that staffing is adequate to support services across the enterprise. 
  • Maintains assigned workflow patterns at site based on patient volumes and continually communicates with supervisors and/or managers.
  • Perform and analyze bone density measurements utilizing bone densitometer and prepare test results for physician interpretation.
  • Performs correlative breast examinations and document scars, moles and pertinent findings.  
  • Discusses the importance for the need to have a clinical breast examination performed by a qualified health care provider annually.
  • Performs mammography procedures in a technically proficient manner including proper application of breast compression, positioning and a variety of special mammography views to maximize the diagnostic quality of the examination.
  • Performs breast ultrasounds per direction of the radiologist and documents findings for the purpose of making a diagnosis.
  • Performs equipment quality control procedures utilizing radioactive sources and evaluates results to assure equipment performance is within acceptable standards .
  • Prepares patient for mammography, ultrasound, or bone densitometry procedure and tend to the physical safety and comfort of the patient. 
  • Instructs patients, explaining procedures, to allay their anxiety and solicit cooperation.
  • Works as a team member within assigned departments to expedite patient care efficiently by demonstrating excellent communication and customer service skills. 
  • Effectively communicates with physicians, co-workers, managers, and patients in assigned sites and/or departments.


  • Minimum of two 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. 
  • 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. 
  • When rotating between two or more specialties, must hold registry in each specialty.  
  • Must have obtained a performance review rating of strong/solid/good on most recent performance review to be eligible for promotion. 
  • 15% of technician's time must be spent in secondary specialty.

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: $21.83 to $33.48 / hour

Union Position: No

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