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Principal Ultrasound Tech - Ultrasound-IP - FT/Day - 68319-1A

Updated: May 6, 2024
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Ultrasound - IP


Position Number: 40963805

Reports to: Radiology Services Supv 2

Working Title: Principal Ultrasound Tech

Cost Center: Ultrasound - IP (427142) 

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 2/06/2024

Job Code: 008965

Hours: 40

Shift: Full-Time/Day

FTE: 1


Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Ultrasound Supervisor, incumbent will perform the full range of non-invasive vascular exams, vascular ultrasound, and may perform general ultrasound when needed. This includes M-mode, 2-dimensional, color Doppler, pulsed Doppler, and continuous-wave Doppler. Recognizes and describes abnormal findings, follows protocols and tailors the procedure to provide a comprehensive exam. Will perform exams on adults and pediatric patients. Will prepare and position patients, adjust equipment to best demonstrate area of interest, operate various stationary and portable equipment and imaging systems. May rotate to other areas of the medical center. Hours will include holiday rotation. The vascular technologist will assist in the training of technologists, fellows and students as assigned. Will be responsible for statistics and record keeping. Will maintain equipment and log all reported repairs. Must be able to work independently and provide written impressions for the radiologist and vascular surgeons. The technologist is expected to display professional conduct at all times in their interactions with other staff members, patients and visitors.

Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our: 

Compensation practices (https://www.hr.uci.edu/partnership/totalrewards/compensation.php) and 

Benefits (https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/pages/benefits). 

Salary Range: 


Hourly Rate  Minimum   $50.63                   Midpoint    $58.72        Maximum $66.81


Required Qualifications:


Registered Vascular Technologist Certification (RVT)

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System

5 years experience as a vascular technologist in a hospital or dedicated lab and two years experience in diagnostic ultrasound

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Must possess A.R.D.M.S. certification

Current BLS certification

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Competent with the following exams: NICU, Vascular surgery, Elastography, Penile doppler, Breast imaging,  Foam Therapy, Venous reflex exams, dialysis access, arterial upper and lower extremity, carotid Doppler studies, and TIPPS.

Must perform both inpatient and outpatient exams, and all other ultrasound exams as needed.

Experience with Pediatric ultrasound to include neonatal heads

Signed off on Vascular and TCD by a UCI designated official. If external, must be signed off within 90 days of hire.


Preferred Qualifications: 

Graduate of an accredited vascular or ultrasound school

A.R.D.M.S. in at least two specialties


Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php 

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. 

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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