Job Description

Payroll Title:
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111933 Radiologic Technician, Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Thu 11/4/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

Please note that this position is a per diem appointment

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/11/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego, which reports through UC San Diego Health System, plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes the expansion of the student health and well-being center under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and SHW Administration.

SHS provides oversight of primary urgent care, women’s health and specialty care for a student body of over 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students as well as supporting services including laboratory, pharmacy, imaging. SHS staff consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, Social workers, medical assistants, pharmacists, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistant, administrative and other healthcare professionals. SHS provides integrated clinical services to address the medical needs of the individual students, as well as to foster the well-being of the students as a whole person. In addition, SHS supports the public health needs of the campus community. SHS is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and is fully committed to continuous quality and safety improvement through the utilization of data, outcome, and patient experience measurements.

The Radiologic Technician is responsible for technical and patient care work in the x-ray division and performing all general x-ray duties: preparing and positioning of patients for the exam; interacting with patients; operation of digital radiologic equipment; processing radiographs; maintenance of patient records; preparation of records of procedures performed and supplies used; and conferring with physicians/nurse practitioners/radiologists. Perform duties as a radiologic technician, in patient care, patient/staff and public communications and clinical support.


  • Current valid license as Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist in the State of California and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

  • Current CPR certification.

  • Demonstrated skill in performing all radiologic examinations. Ability to make independent decisions based on radiology theory and practice.

  • Knowledge to properly select/process appropriate radiologic equipment and supplies for examinations.

  • Skill to operate and maintain radiologic equipment. Knowledge of radiation safety guidelines and procedures.

  • Skill in interpreting routine x-ray exams and knowledge to answer difficult technical questions.

  • Knowledge and use of medical terminology and basic medical equipment, and demonstrated knowledge of medical records management.

  • Knowledge and meticulous use of sterile technique.

  • Knowledge and practice of body substance isolation techniques.

  • Experience in Urgent Care and Primary Out-Patient care clinics.

  • Demonstrated experience in using electronic medical records and understanding of medical record management.

  • Cultural competency in working with diverse populations including excellent communication skills and advocacy skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including knowledge of proper business formats, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

  • At all times, demonstrate the characteristics of professionalism in attire, attitude, conversation, behavior and attentiveness to others. All staff members are required to uphold the UCSD Principles of Community and to promote a positive and collaborative team environment. Ability to adhere to and practice the mandatory University Core Values & Safety Standards of performance.


  • Working knowledge of adolescent health concerns and immunization needs.

  • Experience as a certified Medical Assistant.


  • Employment is subject to both a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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