Ultrasound Technologist

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UCLA Health
May 27, 2022
Los Angeles, California
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Ultrasound Technologist

Work Location
Los Angeles,CA

Job #24769

Work Hours
rotating 8 hours shifts . Included weekends/call/holidays.

Employment Type


Salary Range
$52.73 – $69.57 Hourly

Posted Date
May 26, 2022



You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.





Produce diagnostic images and hemodynamic testing of the human anatomy utilizing both stationary and portable ultrasound equipment. Record patient images via appropriate archival media, transfer images as needed. Review clinical information regarding patient along with images with the Radiologist. Achieve images onto appropriate media, follow UCLA Radiology Department’s verification process, and maintain accurate up-to-date records of procedures performed. Maintain departmental quality standards. Explain to fellows, residents, and new employee the methods of scanning and equipment operations when directed. Practice sterile techniques, maintain aseptic conditions and use universal precautions at all times.

Monitor patient’s comfort while in the ultrasound department. Review Radiology request for appropriateness. Coordinate exams with other services as needed. Coordinate transfer of patient to the observation area as needed. Communicate with Nursing units’ pertinent patient information. Perform various types of ultrasound exams according to departmental protocol.

Ensure Radiology requisitions are properly completed. Initiate proper requests for required maintenance or repair of equipment. Inspect all devices for damage and ensure they are operating within accepted parameters. Maintain accurate record of all supplies used and initiate orders to maintain supply par levels. Comply with Medical Center health and infection control policies. Comply with personnel standards in employee and technologist handbooks. Comply with sonographers Code of Practice. Graduate of CAAHAP school is preferred. Must maintain Active RDMS certification in one specialty, i.e. Abdomen or OB-GYN.

Float between all UCLA Health Department of Radiology ultrasound locations. Adhere to on-call, holiday, and weekend schedules as prepared by the manager. Participate in rotating shifts as required.




I've been blessed to touch so many lives through my serving. It's a privilege to uplift other employees with words of encouragement and a smile.



The first thing i noticed when i joined the team was how everyone is very welcoming and friendly with supportive management. I did not feel like an outsider.



Once I joined, I knew UCLA Health was THE place to be due to the growth potential and training offered



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