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Company: MedStar Medical Group
Location: Washington, DC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Not specified


General Summary of Position

MedStar Health is looking for a Mammography Technologist to join our MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) team! 

 We are looking for basic knowledge of radiographic theory and techniques, good knowledge of specialized and complex radiographic procedures.

As a Mammography Technologist, you will perform mammography procedures and assist with needle biopsies, localizations, and aspirations. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Join one of the largest healthcare systems in the Baltimore-Washington metro region, also recognized as one of the "Healthiest Maryland Businesses". Apply today and learn how MedStar Health can be your next great career move!

Primary Duties:

  • Performs Breast imaging studies to include mammography procedures and assists with needle biopsies, localizations and aspirations and may be required to perform breast imaging examinations in the department and ancillary areas.

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures that apply to the performance of obtaining breast imaging studies, including performing correct, exam, including laterality, on correct patient at the time requested. Ensures that radiation safety precautions are taken.

  • Provides basic information to patients and/or families about procedures to be performed and can answer questions if asked. Coordinates, communicates, and collaborates with Patient Financial Associates that register radiology exams to minimize delays and potential safety issues for the outpatient population.

  • Assists with the upkeep of radiographic equipment, adheres to all related safety requirements and reports need for equipment repairs. Coordinates and collaborates with Technical Aides to ensure efficient room turnover. 

  • Ensures timely completion of all exams through tracking, scanning and other technical workflow as related to Radiology Information System (RIS, Enterprise Radiology Solutions (ERS) and Enterprise Electronic Record (EMR). Participates in orientation and other opportunities for learning as delegated for the department, other Hospital staff and students. Exemplifies SPIRIT values, actively participates in Patient Safety Standards and tasks.


  • Vocational/Technical Diploma from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology; competency in didactic coursework and an ARRT-specified list of clinical procedures by completing competency requirements established for the discipline in which they are seeking certification and registration.

  • ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer) or ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technology)- should be certified by ARRT for advanced certification in mammography within one year from date of hire. 

  • BLS (Basic Life Support).

  • 1 year of mammography-based experience preferred.

Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

  • Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
  • Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
  • Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
  • More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

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