Mammographer - QC Lead at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington

Posted in Other 23 days ago.

Job Description:


Job Number: 210418

Department: Mammography

Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm/variable

Responsibilities include oversite for performance of quality control and quality assurance procedures, with adherence to MQSA, ACR, FDA and state regulated compliance agencies at the Main Campus and all Regional Medical Centers. Provides training and/or mentoring of technologists in the performance of quality control testing as well as in the performance of providing high quality mammography exams following MQSA (FDA) regulations. The QC Lead Mammographer is responsible for collecting, compiling, and maintaining statistical data to comply with equipment and personnel requirements. Will perform diagnostic and screening exams as well as procedures. Will consult with the Mammography Section Head to meet patient care needs with the appropriate protocols.

With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.

As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.


This position requires an AA in Radiologic Sciences and a Washington State License as a Radiologic Technologist and certificate from the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT- R), and mammography (ARRT-M). This position also requires four years of experience in breast imaging care with two years mammography quality control. The incumbent must be trained and certified in performing breast imaging exams and have thorough knowledge of breast anatomy and breast imaging equipment to include the appropriate required QC testing, as well as a comprehensive working knowledge of the FDA and MQSA requirements. The incumbent must have a thorough working knowledge of spreadsheet and word-processing software. The incumbent must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Training in Quality Management preferred for this position.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the nation, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.