Resident Mammography Tech - Carol Milgard Breast Center

Tacoma, WA
Full Time


Job Summary:  

The team at the Carol Milgard Breast Center is looking for a breast imaging specialist to join our Mammo Technologist team. The Resident Mammography Technologist is responsible for performing mammographic function, under supervision, in accordance with ARRT/ACR standards and ethics. The Resident Mammo Tech complies with company policies and procedures to include regulatory changes and prescribed safety standards with the needs of the patient and physician in mind. Responsibilities include integrating scientific knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care, and useful diagnostic information.  

Pay and Benefits:

Pay: $30.99 - $43.62 per hour based on relevant experience, skills, and abilities. 

Upon completion of your Residency and your transfer to a Mammo Technologist you would be eligible for an hourly pay increase as well as up to a $10,000 sign on bonus (based on FTE). 

Benefits + Perks: 

  • Prioritize your work / life balance - No on-call or overnight shifts!

  • Shift differentials for any hours worked after 6PM or on the weekends 

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Available HSA and FSA options 

  • Mental health and wellness benefits through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

  • Basic life insurance, and long term disability coverage 

  • Robust 401K package: Automatic 3% employer contribution on day one + up to 3% employer match

  • Accrue up to 17 days of PTO per year for all eligible new employees

  • Generous PTO rollover + PTO cash out opportunities 

  • 9 paid holidays

  • Annual, automatic compensation growth path

  • Profit sharing

  • Continuing education reimbursement by position

  • Options for Pet Insurance, Legal / ID Protection, and more

Our Mission at CMBC:

To provide sustainable breast health services to all women in our community in a caring environment that fosters confidence, comfort, peace and dignity for each individual.

In addition to providing excellent care, the mission of the Carol Milgard Breast Center is to provide sustainable breast health services to all women in our community in a caring environment that fosters confidence, comfort, peace and dignity for each individual. As a non-profit organization, we provide financial assistance to eligible patients so everyone can access essential mammography services, regardless of their financial circumstances.

To ensure that all women have better access to potentially life-saving mammography services, we look for support from individuals and community partners to help us fund outreach efforts and screening mammograms. You can make a difference by providing the financial support to help pay for mammograms and other breast imaging services for women in less fortunate circumstances.

Our Vision:

Our vision at Carol Milgard Breast Center is to instill a sense of patient confidence through superior patient-centered care and to be characterized as:

  • The facility of choice for community providers to obtain accurate and timely diagnosis of breast disease for patients

  • The facility of choice to attract and retain highly dedicated, highly specialized radiologists, technologists and staff

  • A gathering place for multi-disciplinary medical teams to discuss every facet of breast diagnosis and treatment

  • A community resource for education and outreach

  • A model for effective and efficient use of philanthropic resources

Learn more about us at the Carol Milgard Breast Center by touring our website - . Continue reading below to learn more about this role with our team. 


Essential Job Functions:   

1. Provides patient care in accordance with the mission statement of TRA.
2. Rotate shifts as needed.
3. Prepares patients for mammography exams with thorough explanations of the procedures and clear instructions.
4. Obtains a thorough patient history as it relates to the exam to be completed.
5. Under supervision, accurately implements the orders of the referring physician, producing mammograms with minimum patient exposure and repeatability.
6. Maintains high standards regarding the accurate recording of patient information.
7. Keeps documentation of procedures as needed to complete Mammo Technologist certification and registration to meet the requirements specified in the ARRT Rules and Regulations.
8. Presents high quality radiographs and pertinent patient history to radiologist for interpretation.
9. Utilizes accurate written and oral communication with patients, physicians co-workers and supervisors.
10. Performs necessary computer functions associated with patient exam (Epic, PACS, etc.).
11. Keeps work area and patient exam areas neat and stocked with appropriate supplies.
12. Participates in orientation, staff meetings, and in-service training for personnel.
13. Maintains a professional demeanor with confidentiality.
14. Is prompt and efficient with minimal absences.
15. Cooperates and maintains good rapport with co-workers to ensure proper patient care and efficient workflow.
16. Provides accurate information to key customers.
17. Stays timely with all program requirements.
18. Check Outlook e-mail daily.
19. Performs other related duties as required as assigned.


Education/Work Experience

  • Must have a valid ARRT-(R)

  • Current BLS certification required

Job Knowledge/Skills  

· Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills using AIDET/4 A’s.
· Maintains a professional demeanor with confidentiality.
· Proficient in the use of computers and computer information systems.
· Meet and support the workflow demands of a fast paced, customer focused service environment in clinic setting.
· Ability to work effectively in team work environment and have respectful behavior while working as a team with co-workers.
· Communicate professionally with other medical facilities, patients, and customers.
· Must possess excellent verbal communication skills; good organization skills.

Physical Requirements  

Work is classified as moderate in physical requirements. Must be able to assist in supporting patients of varying weight. Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Also requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment as necessary.  

Mental Requirements  

Work requires high attention to detail and the ability to handle mentally stressful situations. The ability to maintain high level of sensitivity towards confidential information is also required.  


Conditions Work environment consists of normal office or administrative working conditions. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There will be limited exposure to ionizing radiation   

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people  assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and  skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal  responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  

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