Job Description

Payroll Title:
ULTRASOUND TCHNO SR
Department:
EC Ultrasound
Hiring Pay Scale
$55.05 - $68.46 / Hour
Worksite:
East Campus Medical Center (Alvarado Road)
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50 - 100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
5
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day

#125449 Ultrasound Technologist

Extended Review Date: Mon 11/20/2023

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/12/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/24/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center will soon be UC San Diego Health East Campus. As the region's only academic health system, we are dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment. We invite current Alvarado Hospital employees and other job seekers to join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Number of job vacancies are subject to increase or decrease due to departmental needs.

Opportunities available for both full-time and part-time roles, as well as day and night shifts. Hours and shifts will be discussed during the interview process.

Depending on experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Jr to Sr level.

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, performs and records all sonographic procedures and assists with some specialty procedures in accordance with established departmental guidelines and protocols. Operates various types of ultrasound equipment, transducers, and recording devices. Recognizes normal and pathological conditions and modifies the exam accordingly to ensure complete and accurate high quality information is obtained. Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established Ultrasound protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images to ensure excellent image quality. Trouble shoots and resolves ultrasound related PACS issues. Participates in performance improvement projects within the department. Floats within department as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Job Duties are to be performed at a Practitioner Level. Floats to specialty unit (if qualified). Assists with mentoring of junior ultrasound technologists and students as needed. Assists other ultrasound technologists with difficult procedures that require advanced skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a school of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or equivalent years of experience.

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)in AB and OB/GYN.

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

  • Two (2) years of relevant clinical experience.

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

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrated computer skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current Alvarado Hospital work experience in same area/environment.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $114,944 - $142,945 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $55.05 - $68.46

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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