Job Description

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Commensurate with Experience
Hillcrest Medical Center
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EX Contract
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#112474 Radiology Transporter - Hillcrest

Initial Review Date: Tue 10/26/2021

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/22/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/2/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 10/26/2021 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.


The Radiology Department Patient Transporter is a highly visible position working throughout the Department of Radiology. Under general supervision, responsible for transporting or directing patients and visitors to appropriate destinations within the Department. Provides technical, patient care and clerical support to technologists. Prepares patients for radiographic procedures including, but not limited to, CT, MRI and Ultrasound exams.

Contributes to cost containment by maintaining established PAR levels of office supplies, forms, and linens. Participates in cross training to obtain seamless operations within the Imaging department, including a working with Radiology Information System (RIS), EPIC and other ancillary computer systems such as iShare and teletracking. This position is multi-faceted and requires proficiency in several areas in addition to providing a welcoming first impression.


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

  • One (1) year recent experience in a similar role and setting, Two (2) years recent experience preferred.

  • Basic computer skills required, such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

  • Excellent communication skills required.


  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and overtime, as needed.
  • Must be able to work various locations according to business need.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift over 50 pounds and able to push/ pull a gurney or bed with patients weighing up to 300 pounds.

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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