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Travel Mammography Technologist Jobs

Mammography technologists have the important job of helping physicians screen and diagnose patients for breast cancer. These individuals have specific training and experience operating the equipment used to collect and scan breast images to determine if cancer is present. Your job as a mammography tech is crucial for many people's health.

When you want to travel but still use your specialized skills, consider working travel mammography technologist jobs. Trustaff will help you find the best assignments that meet your desire for adventure while you continue to grow your career.

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Mammography Tech Qualifications

Mammography technologists must undergo specific training and education to obtain knowledge and experience in operating mammography equipment and analyzing results. They perform specific tests that help physicians detect cancer, so they require a thorough understanding of the tasks they need to do every day.

To become a travel mammography tech, you must:

  • Have an associate or bachelor's degree in radiology or a related field

  • Participate in mammography training

  • Pass the national board certification exam from the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

  • Have current CPR and BLS certifications

  • Spend at least a year as a mammography technologist

  • Obtain a professional X-ray technology license, especially if required by the state you want to work in

  • Complete continuing education units

When searching for traveling mammography jobs, ensure you check if the area you want to work in requires a state license before accepting assignments. You may have to get a license for the specific state before taking jobs there.

Traveling Mammography Job Responsibilities and Duties

All your training and education allow you to perform the duties and responsibilities of your job, whether you work in hospitals or imaging clinics. Common tasks you'll do as a traveling mammography tech include:

  • Practice safe procedures and adhere to radiation safety measures

  • Educate patients about the screenings and exams

  • Operate X-ray equipment

  • Perform screening and diagnostic studies to detect abnormal breast tissue

  • Develop and evaluate the images

  • Work with doctors to determine a diagnosis 

The specific protocols and policies you follow will depend on each facility's regulations.

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Travel Mammography Tech Salary and Benefits

Taking on travel mammography tech jobs opens you to a world of adventure. You can explore the cities you're working in and connect with patients and staff you meet throughout your time at each facility. Your income can change depending on where you work and for how long.

When you become a Trustaff traveler, you can access high-paying jobs at the best facilities in the country. We ensure you find assignments that meet your financial and travel goals. Additional benefits you can enjoy with us include:

  • Weekly pay

  • Health care options

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Guaranteed hours

  • Travel assistance

  • Ingenovis Health ACT program perks

Also, if you have to get a new license or complete your continuing education courses, we provide reimbursement and assistance, respectively.

Why Become a Trustaff Traveler?

We want our employees to feel encouraged and connected, which is why we foster community among our team members, no matter where you are. Join our conversations on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or X, formerly known as Twitter, to get to know travel nurses just like you. We also provide education opportunities to further your career knowledge, professional skillset and personal wellness. Check out our Ingenovis Health ACT program for additional resources.

Find the perfect travel job

Trustaff has thousands of healthcare jobs. Apply online today or contact us for more information.