Baylor Scott & White Health MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST I in Round Rock, Texas

Mammography Technologist I

Full Time

Round Rock, Texas


Performs Screening and Diagnostic Breast Imaging in accordance with protocol under the general direction of a Radiologist. Prepares patients, processes images and assists physicians as needed.


Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition and ensures that it is properly supplied for procedures

Checks equipment and accessories to ensure proper working order and notifies appropriate personnel for repairs

Responds to inquires/calls regarding procedures in a timely manner

Communicates problems on shift with equipment or pending exams with appropriate staff

Participates in a learning experience with new employees and students

Assists with scheduling and coordinating exams as appropriate to ensure smooth workflow

Attends departmental and facility meetings/classes as necessary

Completes required courses/modules in a timely manner

Performs pertinent duties in the best interest of patients, personnel and the facility as assigned

Adheres to department time, attendance and tardiness guidelines

Wears employee ID and follow dress code policy

Performs quality control on assigned equipment, in compliance with FDA/MQSA testing and State of Texas regulations as assigned

Patient Interaction:

Verifies patient's identification using a minimum of two forms of ID

Communicates with patient clearly and in a professional manner

Ensures proper patient preparation, verifies screening protocols, and answers questions

Evaluates patient's history and symptoms for the procedure┬┐s clinical criteria

Assists patient in dressing for exam and attends to patient's physical well-being while transporting to and from exam room and table, and positioning for exam

Instructs/communicates with patient and/or patient's family (as appropriate) regarding the tests to be performed and assesses the patient┬┐s ability to tolerate exam

Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge, continued education and skills to provide appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): young adult, adult and geriatric

Exam Performance:

Performs 2D and 3D screening and diagnostic mammograms according to established departmental policies

Responsible to complete required QC/QA tests as required by MSQA

Verifies the requisition/chart for priority, date, ordering comments, physician's notes, precautions and patient consent forms

Computes and selects proper technical factors based on patient size, physical condition and suspected pathology Positions patient properly

Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy and physiology in order to sufficiently pinpoint area for procedures

Performs high quality mammography examinations according to exam protocol in a timely manner

Assists the physician as needed in performing additional imaging

Ensures that images and records are properly completed with patient identification data and appropriate labeling

Utilizes technical knowledge and skills to perform procedures accurately and in a timely manner in accordance with age specific criteria

Completes exam charges and image documentation and forwards to radiologist in a timely manner

The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, integrity, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Baylor Scott & White Health


Graduate of an Accredited Radiologic Technology Program

Mammographers are subject to and must meet the requirements of the Mammography Standards Act of 1992 (MQSA) and regulated by the FDA

Job Family: Radiology/Rad Onc