Job Description

Payroll Title:
NUC MED TCHNO SR
Department:
La Jolla Radiology
Hiring Pay Scale
$55.13 - $72.83 / Hour
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Sunday - Saturday

#128140 Sr. Nuclear Med Tech - La Jolla

Initial Review Date: Thu 3/28/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 2/21/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/1/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, performs routine to complex Nuclear Medicine procedures utilizing radioactive materials and radioactive pharmaceuticals in accordance with established Nuclear Medicine guidelines and protocols. Performs radionuclide imaging of organs, organ systems, compartments physiologic functions, assays of body fluids, tissues and radiobioassays. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of Nuclear Medicine imaging. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of radiation safety.

Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established Nuclear Medicine protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Follows protocols specified by the Radiologist. Educates patient, collects patient history, and communicates patient information to the Radiologist. Enters complex data into the computer systems. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images to ensure technical quality and image quality. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • California Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technician license issued by NMTCB OR Registered Technologist for Nuclear Medicine Technology issued by ARRT (R.T(N)(ARRT)).

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

  • Recent graduate of a school of accredited Nuclear Medicine technology program.

  • Recent experience in a similar role and setting or new graduate of an approved Nuclear Medicine technology program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understanding of various radiological systems to include PACS and RIS.
  • One (1) year of hospital experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, On-Call and overtime, if necessary.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $115,111 - $152,069 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $55.13 - $72.83

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).


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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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