Hackensack Meridian Health

Mammography Technologist

Job ID
Eaton- Imaging- Mammo
HM Outpatient Services
Job Location
Position Type
Part-time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
No Weekends Required
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
No Holidays Required


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. 

At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. 
Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


The Mammography Technologist is responsible for performing mammography examinations following ACR requirements. This position assists with breast ultrasound, stereotactic biopsy, breast localization and other radiologic guided procedures performed within the Breast Center.



A day in the life of a Mammography Technologist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:


  • Performs diagnostic and screening mammographic examinations on adult, adolescent, and geriatric patients in an expedient and professional manner.
  • Performs mammographic imaging for breast needle localization procedures and stereotactic procedures inclusive of set up and clean up. 
  • Assists in procedures using ultrasound guidance.
  • Provides immobilization devices, select proper technical factors based on individual patient needs and selects and operates equipment for specific procedures.
  • Identifies patient¿s films with the correct name, x-ray number, and correctly marks film as to side of the patient and initials all films.
  • Develops exposed x-ray film by using processing methods.
  • Completes patient requisitions with technologist¿s initials, date number, and size of films.
  • Assists with quality control procedures and documenting of: phantom image, darkroom fog test, screen-film contact test, repeat analysis, fixer retention analysis, screen cleanliness, compression test, visual machine checks, processor quality control, view box and reviewing conditions and darkroom cleanliness, as delegated by Chief Mammography Technologist. 
  • Assists in BSE instruction and other patient education to include pre and post procedure instructions.
  • Prepares cases to be imaged including chart and films.
  • Assists with compiling statistics for: patient follow-ups, tracking of breast localizations, patient needing biopsies, and ultrasound examinations, follow-up on positive biopsy reports. 
  • Documents procedures regarding quality control and quality assurance for mammography in compliance with ACR, MQSA, NJ State and FDA.
  • Documents in the Breast Center chart any pertinent information regarding patients.
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.
  • Graduate of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology.
  • Must be able to meet the requirements for the National Registry (ARRT).
  • The mammography technologist must satisfactorily pass the National ARRT examination.


Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Diagnostic Radiography License or NJ State Radiography License or NJ State X-Ray Technologist License or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification.
  • Must obtain mammography certification within the first three months of employment.




If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!


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