Job Description

Payroll Title:
CT TCHNO PD
Department:
RADIOLOGY
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable

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

#116990 CT Tech - Per Diem

Extended Review Date: Tue 8/2/2022

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

DESCRIPTION

Working under direct supervision, incumbent performs routine computerized tomography (CT) procedures for diagnostic purposes in accordance with established guidelines and CT protocols. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of radiation safety. Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established CT protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Follows protocols specified by the Radiologist. Administers contrast media orally or assists physician in intravenous administration. Enters complex data into the computer system. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images and radiographs to ensure technical quality and image quality. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Recent graduate of a school of radiologic technology.

  • 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.

  • Recent experience in a similar role and setting or new graduate of an approved radiologic technology program.

  • Possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • California Radiology Technologist of Fluoroscopy (CRT-F).
  • An understanding of various radiological systems to include PACS and RIS.
  • Six (6) months experience.
  • Hospital experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.
  • Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to 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).

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.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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