Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$25.42 - $31.59 / Hour
Rancho Bernardo
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday - Friday

#120924 TMS Technician - Psychiatry

Initial Review Date: Fri 9/22/2023

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 01/17/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/26/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


Under the supervision of the Clinic Manager and Interventional Psychiatry clinicians, the technician will provide repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for the treatment of depression and other psychiatric disorders. This is an FDA approved, non-invasive form of brain stimulation with minimal side effects. The technician is responsible for administeringrTMS treatment to patients on a daily basis utilizing standard protocols outlined by the Interventional Psychiatry team.

As well as technical services for both clinical and research purposes, the technician will provide a comprehensive range of duties including intake management, community outreach, and administrative duties. Patient care and safety is the utmost duty and participation with clinical team care planning and treatment will also include innovation and research. Duties may include, but are not limited to: scheduling of patients; equipment/supply management; cleaning/disinfecting the environment; and occasional responsibilities supporting clinical research activities as well as other related administrative functions. May perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Three (3) years related experience.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with patients and co-workers.

  • Proven ability to conduct oneself in a highly professional manner in dealing withpatients and their families.

  • Ability to field and manage a high volume of interaction with patients and their families.

  • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and shift priorities as needed.

  • Ability to consistently prioritize patient care over other work demands.

  • Be able to maintain strict confidentiality with experience applying good judgment and discretion.

  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work with mental health populations.


  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date
  • EPIC, EMR.
  • Experience with Psychiatric population.
  • UCSD procedural experience.
  • Experience with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatment.
  • Knowledge of UCSD IRB and other federal research policies and procedures.
  • Bi-lingual in both Spanish and English.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations including weekends based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $53,077 - $65,960 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $25.42 - $31.59

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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