Job Description

Payroll Title:
La Jolla Radiology
Hiring Pay Scale
$52.57 - $70.13 / Hour
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
12 Hour Shifts

#123121 3D Lab Tech - La Jolla

Initial Review Date: Thu 5/25/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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Working under general supervision, or Radiology and Imaging department leadership, the 3-D technologist works in the 3-D lab to perform image post-processing functions for advanced level examinations such as CT, MRI and others, including but not limited to, CT Angiography studies (Coronary and other cardiac CT Angiography, CT Angiography abdominal/peripheral, Pre-operative planning imaging and measurements, pre-procedural planning (organ volume measurements and others), neurovascular/stroke CT Angiography, Neuro MRI, and others, as needed.

3-D Technologist support physicians, technologists and other medical staff with image post-processing needs and assists with education and competency, as needed, to maintain a high level of quality scans. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of the principles of radiation safety. Contributes to and participates in work organization, scheduling, training, and evaluation of staff. Participates in Cardiac CTA and Stroke Code Imaging at scanner. Special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • California Radiology Technologist of Radiography (CRT-R).

  • Registered Technologist for Computed Tomography issued by ARRT (R.T(CT)(ARRT)).

  • Venipuncture certification.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Less than four 4 years of recent experience in a similar role and setting or a new graduate of an approved radiologic technology program (3D Lab Tech) OR more than four (4) years of experience (Sr. 3D Lab Tech).

  • Willing to train to become 3-D lab tech.

  • Solid understanding of image post-processing techniques and specialized software applications.

  • Strong organizational skills.


  • California Radiology Technologist of Fluoroscopy (CRT-F).
  • Six (6) months experience with 3-D lab experience.
  • CT scanning experience and cross-sectional anatomy


  • Must be able to work flexible hours which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and OT, if necessary for adequate department coverage.
  • Must be able to work and take call shifts at various locations based on department needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $117,826 - $146,431 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $56.43 - $70.13

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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