Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$66.07 / Hour
Rancho Bernardo
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Variable PM and Weekend

#130884 Mammography Tech - Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Fri 7/19/2024

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.


Working under general supervision, the Mammography Tech performs screening and diagnostic breast imaging procedures, as well as interventional breast imaging procedures. Responsible for operational effectiveness in Breast Imaging area with attention to patient flow, customer service, equipment oversight, and quality control guidelines. Collaborates with the radiologists regarding clinical imaging and associated protocols. Maintains continuing education specific to Breast Imaging.

Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of radiation safety. Works closely with the Radiation Physicist to ensure the equipment meets all radiation standards set forth by law. Demonstrates skills and knowledge via competency exams in all Breast Imaging procedures. Must follow Radiology Imaging protocols and policies. Possesses good communication skills, both verbal and written.

Interacts with service representatives and vendors to ensure timely maintenance is performed and contacts appropriate persons when equipment needs to be serviced. Must be able to work flexible hours, including some overtime if necessary for unexpected staffing issues and at both UCSD campuses as needed. Demonstrates knowledge of computers, such as Picture Archival Computer System (PACS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and Mammography Reporting System. Other duties as assigned.

This per diem position will work 2 - 4 shifts a month mainly Saturdays, Sundays and PM shifts (3pm-8pm) with the possibility to pick up additional shifts.


  • Graduate of a school of radiologic technology.

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

  • 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.

  • Strong knowledge of radiological computerized systems and applications, such as Picture Archival Computer System (PACS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and Mammography Reporting System.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Electronic Medical Records, Mammography Reporting System and electronic communication.

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


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


  • Position may float between Rancho Bernardo and La Jolla Clinics.
  • 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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