Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures for the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
The Mammography Technologist performs mammographic procedures across all clinical sites, including the mobile mammography van, according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning, selects correct technical factors that consistently produce high quality mammogram images while considering patient variation and minimizing radiation.
Information Processing & Image Review
- Manages electronic data, processes information (subtraction or other digital manipulation) for interpretation, reviews exam for proper positioning, technique, identification, and records required information
- Transfer images to PACS and verifies the action. Reviews the case, patient medical history, protocol, and prior images, using clinical judgement to ensure a successful outcome
- Instructs radiology students and/or new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety
Maintenance & Safety Checks
- Performs visual maintenance and quality controls checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel, identifies problems and communicates them to immediate supervisor, takes appropriate corrective action when necessary, and offers solutions as appropriate
Maintenance of Supplies
- Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories
- Coordinates and schedules examinations
- Degree or program that provides you the eligibility to attain certification or licensure
- 1. Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification
- 2. Completed 8 hours of training in using a mammographic modality (e.g., digital), before beginning to use that modality independently
- 3. Meets one of the following:
- A. If Qualified BEFORE April 28,1999, must be certified by:
- - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT),
- OR - American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists,
- OR - Licensed to perform general radiographic procedures in a state AND 40 hours of training in mammography
- B. If Qualified AFTER April 28,1999, must be certified by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists, or, Licensed to perform general radiographic procedures in a state. Additionally, completed 40 hours of training in mammography including training in breast anatomy and physiology, positioning and compression, QA/QC techniques, and imaging of patients with breast implants and completed 25 mammography examinations under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA-qualified individual
- C. If not registered, will become registered at first eligibility
- 4. Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross), and renewal required every two years
- Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
- Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
- Ability to assess patients' conditions and request assistance when necessary
- Ability to assist in the movement of patient to and from wheelchairs, carts and radiographic tables
- One year of mammography technologist experience preferred
- Proficient in email and word processing systems
- Experience with Electronic Medical Records
SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.
Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.