May 02, 2022

Mammography Technologist

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Mammography Technologist (Per Diem, Day Shift) to work in Medical Imaging located at Swedish Ballard in Ballard, WA.

The Mammography Technologist is required to perform a variety of radiological technical procedures specific to the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease in a high volume outpatient setting.

In this position you will:

  • Interact with patient, explaining procedure thoroughly and answering any questions as appropriate.
  • Accurately produce mammographic images per protocol, making appropriate technical adjustments for body size and habitus, age, and past medical history.
  • In conjunction with the radiologist, perform all departmental special procedures including (but not limited to) ultrasound guided aspirations and cores, stereotactic core biopsy, galactography, and needle localizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of radiation safety principles for both patients and self.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successful completion of a formal radiologic technology training program, which meets the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
  • At the time of hire must have Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT.
  • Washington State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • Dependant on location, prior general radiography experience may be required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current ARRT advanced certification in mammography If not certified in mammography, candidate will be required to seek and pass advanced certification within 1 year of employment.
  • Two years of full-time mammography experience

About the Ballard Campus.

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Ballard Tallman Bldg (WA195) 5350 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107

Req ID: 328661