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#103520 Principal Ultrasound Tech at University of California - San Diego Medical Centers in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Filing Deadline: Wed 1/29/2020

This is a UC San Diego internal recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System aqtaff only.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/27/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/29/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under direction, the Principal Ultrasound Tech performs and records all sonographic procedures in accordance with established departmental guidelines and protocols. Operates various types of ultrasound equipment, transducers, and recording devices. Recognizes normal and pathological conditions. Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established Ultrasound protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Trouble shoots and resolves ultrasound related PACS issues. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images to ensure excellent image quality. Participates in performance improvement projects within the ultrasound department. Performs other duties as assigned.



Graduate of a school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

RDMS or registry eligible. If registry eligible, must obtain registry with ARDMS within 12 months of hire date.

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS).

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

Recent experience in a similar role and setting.

Excellent communication skills.

Demonstrated computer skills.

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


* One (1) year of relevant experience.

* CAAHEP accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.


* Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, as needed.

* Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.

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

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, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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