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Kaiser Permanente Mammography Radiologic Technologist II in Fontana, California

Under general supervision, perform invasive mammographic procedures including but not limited to: stereotactic breast biopsies, localizations, and diagnostic work-up, operates dedicated and specialized mammography radiographic equipment; formulates/calculates techniques and positions patients to produce diagnostic images of human breast and associated tissue and related unusual changes for the use by physicians in making medical diagnoses. Within the established and/or recognized scope of practice, uses independent judgment in critiquing radiographic and mammographic images, and take additional views as necessary.

Essential Functions:- Operates mammography radiographic equipment in a patient care setting for purposes of obtaining diagnostic quality mammography images.- Positions patients accurately, taking into consideration the sensitive nature of the exam and the patient's response to compression.- Communicates clearly, effectively, and appropriately at all times.- Participates in scheduling of screening and follow-up mammography exams, breast imaging biopsy procedures, and diagnostic breast imaging procedures, which may include explaining breast imaging results to the patient as they relate to recommended additional imaging and biopsy procedures.- Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of, and ability to perform or assist in performance of required mammography quality control for mammography equipment according to the requirements of the State of California and MSQA.- Observes and complies with all applicable Regional, Medical Center and Departmental policies and procedures. Observes and complies with all HIPAA requirements and regulations.- Exercises clinical judgment within scope of practice.- Technologist must meet continuing education and continuing experience requirements of the ARRT, CRT, MQSA and the State of California.- Operates specialized mammography equipment to assist physicians in the performance of stereotactic breast biopsy procedures, mammographic pre-operative needle localizations, galactograms, and additional mammographic imaging as recommended in the performance of diagnostic mammography.- Accurately documents all pertinent information regarding breast imaging procedures as required according to organization, state, and federal regulations.- Inputs data for purpose of performing the Medical Audit.- Performs database maintenance functions in the mammography tracking system.- Demonstrates knowledge of, and consistently uses, proper sterile infection control and specimen handling techniques.- Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of, and has the ability to perform, required mammography Q.C. for stereotactic breast biopsy and mammography equipment.- May perform other duties as required and assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum two (2) years of recent experience (within the last 12 months) as a Mammographic Radiologic Technologist I.

• Possesses and maintains current and valid certification as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT), and, Mammography Technologist issued by the State of California Department of Public Health (CRT-M).

• Valid and current Registration as a Radiologic Technologist issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-R).

• Ability to demonstrate and apply knowledge, principles and practices of radiologic, mammographic and stereotactic biopsy techniques, breast structures, anatomy, composition and pathology.

• Demonstrated ability to perform Quality Control/Assurance functions required for mammography and stereotactic breast biopsies as stipulated in the State of California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and, Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).

Preferred Qualifications:

• Three (3) years of recent experience (within the last 12 months) as a Mammography Technologist and one (1) year of experience in analog breast imaging.

• Valid and current Registration as a Mammography Radiologic Technologist issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-M).


• Work days and schedule will vary.

• Will work at all San Bernardino service area locations.


TITLE: Mammography Radiologic Technologist II

LOCATION: Fontana, California

REQNUMBER: 1141912

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.