Job Description

Payroll Title:
Cancer Center Radiology
Hiring Pay Scale
$64.15 / Hour
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:

#128224 Mammography Tech, La Jolla - Per Diem

Extended Review Date: Fri 7/5/2024

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.


The Mammography Tech primarily performs screening and Diagnostic Breast Imaging procedures. They may also be required to perform/assist in interventional breast procedures. Responsible for operational effectiveness in Breast Imaging area with attention to patient flow, customer service, equipment oversight, Quality Control guidelines. Collaborates with Radiologists, Clinicians to implement new procedures, processes that insure seamless operations.

Maintains continuing education specific to Breast Imaging. Contributes to and participates in work organization, training and evaluation of staff as a member of self-directed work teams. Demonstrate and apply knowledge of principles of radiation safety. Demonstrates skills and knowledge via competency exams in all Breast Imaging procedures. Must follow Radiology Imaging protocols and policies.

Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and call and some overtime if necessary for unexpected staffing issues. Knowledge of computers and new technology such as Picture Archival Computer System (PACS), Digital Mammography. Working knowledge of Radiology Information system (RIS), and Hospital Information System (HIS).


  • Complete certification training program for Radiologic and Mammographic Technologist.

  • California Radiology Technologist of Mammography (CRT-M).

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

  • Demonstrated PACS, Digital Mammography, and computer knowledge.


  • Registered Technologist for Mammography issued by ARRT (R.T(M)(ARRT)).
  • At least one (1) year of experience as a Mammography Technologist.


  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include day, evenings, weekends and some overtime if necessary for unexpected staffing issues.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $137,954 - $137,954 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $66.07 - $66.07

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).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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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