Job Description

Payroll Title:
Cancer Center Radiology
Hiring Pay Scale
$50.58 - $62.90 / Hour
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:

#123437 Mammography Technician, La Jolla

Extended Deadline: Wed 9/27/2023

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.

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/21/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/30/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


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.


  • Graduate of a school of radiologic technology.

  • California Radiology Technologist Mammography (CRT-M).

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

  • Knowledge of radiologic computer systems and applications.

  • Understanding of various systems to include Picture Archival Computer System (PACS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and all aspects of Digital Mammography.

  • 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.

  • Complete certification training program for Mammographic Technologist required.


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


  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including some overtime if necessary for unexpected staffing issues and at both UCSD campuses as needed.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $105,611 - $131,335 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $50.58 - $62.90

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.

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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