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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mammography Technologist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mammography Technologist

  • Job Number: 23612

  • Functional Area: Health Care

  • Department: MIT Health

  • School Area: Executive Vice President

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Non-Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST, MIT Medical, to perform both mammography exams and radiologic imaging for diagnostic purposes. Will work independently and use extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, positioning, radiation physics, and radiation dosage to ensure that a high-quality diagnostic image is produced; perform diagnostic general radiology procedures on infant, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients on designated areas of the body as requested by a physician; confirm appropriate clinical data, obtain patient history, and use the lowest possible dose to provide high-quality images for the interpreting radiologist; communicate effectively with patients and other members of the health care team; and provide for the emotional and physical well-being and safety of the patient while maintaining strict standards of patient confidentiality. A detailed position description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent; ARRT registry certifications in radiography RT® and Mammography RT(M) certification from a recognized accredited institution; Massachusetts license with no constraints; Dertification from a recognized agency; Massachusetts license in radiography/ mammography; and at least one year of experience as a licensed radiology/mammography technologist; proven comprehensive knowledge of mammography equipment and MQSA and ACR regulations; ability to learn and master new tasks related to image quality and safety; and BLS/CPR certifications. Must have also successfully passed the ARRT exam in mammography. PREFERRED: bachelor's degree in medical technology, biology, or chemistry. Job #23612-8

Work conditions: pushing, pulling, or lifting objects weighing up to 20 pounds; engagement in tasks employing arm/hand steadiness; long periods of standing or walking; and remaining in uncomfortable positions such as bending for prolonged periods Rate of pay: $45.00 – 55.00/hour 1/16/24