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Lead Mammographer


UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is hiring a Lead Mammographer to join the team in our Monroeville Womens Imaging center!  This position will work primarily daylight and evening hours Monday through Friday, with daylight Saturday responsibilities as well.

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package that few employers can match, a generous sign-on bonus of $6,000 to those who qualify, and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you!

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$6,000 for a 2-year commitment

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.


  • 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.
  • Performs duties in alignment with Mammographer Multi-skilled, or Mammography Specialist.
  • Monitors supply utilization, ordering and restocking as needed and required.
  • Serves as a mentor and leader for others encouraging a Culture Of Service Excellence.
  • Utilizing system promoted leadership tools, deal with conflict and sensitive situations.
  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of mammography candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.
  • 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
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment, monitoring and evaluating quality control tests ensuring equipment compliance to ACR/FDA/MQSA regulations.
  • 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.



  • 3 years of 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 is required within 12 months of hire
  • CPR or BLS Required
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • ARRT Certificate
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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