Job Description

Payroll Title:
CT TCHNO LD
Department:
RADIOLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Sunday- Saturday

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

#113577 Lead CT Tech

Initial Review Date: Tue 1/11/2022

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/27/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/04/2022 Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 12/28/2021 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.

DESCRIPTION

Under general direction, serves as unit lead technologist for a designated shift serving as a department resource while ensuring tasks are completed according to established protocols. Performs routine to complex computerized tomography (CT) procedures for diagnosticpurposes in accordance with established guidelines and CT protocols. Acts as a CT subject matter expert and assists other technologists as needed. 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 CT studies and related aspects to ensure technical quality and image quality. Ensures compliance with related policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines. Contributes to, and participates in, work organization, quality improvement projects, and scheduling of staff. Completes ancillary tasks to ensure efficient and consistent department operations. Demonstrates effective communication and conflict resolution techniques with patients, coworkers, physicians and all other health care members. Assists CT leadership with staff meetings, hiring, provides feedback for performance evaluations, and assists with other projects as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a school of radiologic technology.

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

  • California Radiology Technologist - Radiography (CRT-R)

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

  • Venipuncture certification.

  • Must have five (5) years of experience as CT technologist to include at least two (2) years of experience as a lead CT technologist.

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

  • Superior knowledge of radiological computerized systems and applications.

  • Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of radiation safety.

  • Thorough understanding of various radiological systems to include PACS and RIS.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • California Radiology Technologist -Fluoroscopy (CRT-F).
  • Ten (10) years of experience as a senior CT technologist to include at least five years (5) of experience as a lead CT technologist.
  • Hospital experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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

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

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