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Mammography Technologist

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3229143 Date posted 01/19/2023
Mammography Technologist-(3229143)


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community.  We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the nation’s top hospitals for patient experience as a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the eighth consecutive year. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

Receiving direction from the Operations Manager and lead mammography technologist, operates mammographic equipment and devices to perform breast imaging examinations of diagnostic quality for radiologist interpretation. Performs screening, diagnostic, specimen and interventional examinations conforming to image and data-integrity quality standards.
Perform Mammographic studies using a Tomographic (2D and 3D) device; prepares and positions patient, sets imaging parameters and compression, performs computer processing and displays images.

Recognize equipment related QA issues. Review results with Lead Technologist and/or Operations Manager and report any potential equipment related problems to supervisor as necessary.

Prepare for and perform Breast procedures to include but not limited to the use of the upright mammographic stereo device and needle localizations. Understand and can communicate patient history to radiologist.

Prepare and perform specimen imaging and processing for laboratory pathology analysis.

Assist Lead Technologist and/or Operations Manager in developing, reviewing and revising schedules and workflows for patient studies.

Instruct visitors and medical staff when visiting the unit; instruction may include: patient procedures, processing, equipment operation, safety practices, etc.

Maintain a neat work environment, including patient care areas, Mammographic scan and control rooms and reading areas.

Assist department staff members in various duties as necessary, i.e. scheduling and transporting patients, taking stock inventory and filing. Adjusts equipment to correct setting for procedures.

Positions and instructs patients regarding the procedure.

Determines the proper voltage, current and desired exposure time and sets equipment.

Arranges, attaches or adjusts supportive devices to prevent the patient from moving and to aid in some comfort during localization.

Adjusts lead shields to protect unaffected parts from exposure to radiation.

Positions equipment.

Repeats exposure procedure from slightly different angles as pre-
scribed by physician and or radiologist.

Responsible for the complete image process, including transmission of images and verification of images on PACS.

Maintains records for quality assurance of all x-ray equipment and processors. Including weekly Quality Control documentation.

Provides on-the-job training to x-ray students as assigned.


Experience Preferred/Desired
A minimum of 1 year experience as a mammography technologist
Education Minimum Required
Associates degree from an approved radiology training program
Special Skills Minimum Required
• Computer manipulation, verbal and written communication skills, mechanical aptitude.
• Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative manner.
• Ability to make effective professional judgement and decisions based on objective criteria.
Licensure and/or Certifications Required
• NH State Medical Imaging License
• ARRT, Certified Mammography and Radiology

EEO Statement

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave




:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)


Standard Hours:24


:Day Job

Employee Status

Recruiting Department:WDH Imaging

Job Posting

:Jan 18, 2023


"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff


"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

Registered Nurse


"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

Case Manager


"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

ED Tech


"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."



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