Employment Opportunities

MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNICIAN

The Mammography Department is seeking an experienced Mammography Technician to manage and provide quality patient care on a timely basis while assisting the Administrative Director with those applicable duties and assisting physicians in determining the diagnosis of an illness.  Sinai Health System is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. TTY number: 773-257-6289.

Essential Functions and Duties              

  • Maintains established department policies and procedures. Produces high quality mammograms for interpretation by the Radiologist. Prepares examination room, equipment and materials as needed for patients.
  • Educates patient on breast health issues, demonstrates self breast examination techniques and provides the patient with a breast care pamphlet required by the ACR/FDA guidelines.
  • Maintains superior knowledge of policy and procedures for the mammography department.
  • Maintains daily, weekly, monthly and yearly QA reports for annual MQSA inspection.  Maintains all mammography accreditation records and prepares department for annual inspection.
  • Assist the Director and Manager of Radiology.
  • Utilizes proper basic and advance positioning techniques as needed. Which includes, but not limited to: adjusts equipment, determine proper voltage, selection of proper ACE/OP modes on mammography unit, current and desired exposure time, arranges immobilization, support devices to obtain proper positioning of patient, adjust lead shield and select proper size film per exam.
  • Cleans and disinfects mammography unit and other equipment before and after patient use in accordance with the ACR/FDA guidelines
  • Prepares biopsy trays for needed special procedures exams according to department policy
  • Experience with the use and maintenance of the sensitometer and densitometer.  Experienced with quality control and trouble shooting. 
  • Maintain accurate and current radiographs technique charts for both manual and photo timed techniques.  Develop film in accordance with manufacture recommendations.
  • Ability to work closely with Radiologist for the purpose of obtaining screening and diagnostic films for interpretation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all equipment used in the department.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively to patients and staff.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is necessary.       

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is necessary.

REQUIRED LICENSES, Certificates, Registrations:

  • IEMA and ARRT certified in mammography

Location

1500 S. CALIFORNIA AVENUE

Department

MAMMOGRAPHY

Hours

Need Flexibility

Shift

Rotating

Contact

marisa.robertson@sinai.org