Mammography Program Coordinator

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Administration Support/Customer Service

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Onsite:Up to 1 day remote/wk


This position has as its primary responsibility the day-to-day operations of the DFCI mammography program, including the mobile van and mammography suite at Whittier Street Health Center. The coordinator will use various office software to prepare for and execute the clinic day. This position also requires knowledge of the Institute’s practices and policies and serves as a liaison internally and externally to provide comprehensive mammography services.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


  • In collaboration with the Program Manager and the Supervisor of Breast Imaging, work as an integral part of the team to increase awareness about the importance of comprehensive mammography services that include imaging and breast health.
  • In partnership with the community sites, ensure accurate eligibility for mammography.
  • Prepare for screening day, including creating orders and scheduling appointments.
  • Carry out workflow which includes requesting prior mammography images and reports as well as preparing detailed and accurate work lists for radiologists’ interpretation of mammography cases.
  • Send out patient result letters and reports in a timely manner to ensure compliance.
  • Track and monitor all mammography follow-up as required for regulatory compliance. Communicate these results to the Clinical Director of Breast Imaging as well as the Manager of Breast Imaging.
  • Assist community sites with scheduling follow-up appointments to ensure compliance.
  • May be responsible for community outreach activities under the direction of the Program Manager.


At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

  • Associate’s Degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1 year of relevant experience within a healthcare setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to interact professionally with peers, leadership, and external contacts.
  • Must possess the ability to maintain confidentiality and be detail oriented.
  • Excellent ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through.
  • Be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize workload.
  • Bilingual (preferably Spanish speaking).


Yes. Women who need a mammogram and breast health information with a special focus on medically underserved neighborhoods of Greater Boston.


Fast-paced, demanding clinical environment.  Will require travel to priority neighborhoods in Greater Boston; responsible for transportation to and from van sites.

Monday through Friday, occasional weekends. Typical 8-hour workday, with occasional late work.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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