Jan 21, 2022

Mammography Technologist - CDH Breast Health Center, Part-time, Rotating

  • Northwestern Medicine
  • Winfield, IL, USA

Job Description

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


The Mammography Technician reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • Provides mammography and DEXA imaging and patient care services at defined levels to patients.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately. Recognizes significant artifacts and equipment limitations and reports to appropriate staff.
  • Implements radiation protection and safety standards.
  • Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.
  • Maintains a quality assurance program according to FDA and MQSA regulations.
  • Enters mammography patient information data into mammography quality software.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.



  • Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technologist Program
  • CPR – Basic Life Support
  • Licensed by the Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety (IDNS)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification


  • One year of Mammography Technologist experience

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.