Senior MR Technologist, Per Diem

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

Per Diem


Job Summary

The individual serves as a Per Diem Senior MR Technologist performing scans to facilitate with advanced MR research studies in the UCSF Human Imaging Research Core, solving procedural and technical problems as they arise, and assisting the researchers in analyzing and archiving MR image data.  The individual will be performing imaging studies in the research environment.  This includes injections, safe handling and proper disposal of contrast agents possibly including radiopharmaceuticals.

The position scanning expertise plays a role in helping expand successful research programs at the China Basin imaging center and at Byers Hall.  This includes partnering with new investigators to plan scanning protocol for new studies and interaction with the clinic scheduling to increase usage of the MR.  This requires flexibility and a collaborative work approach.

Department Description

The Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at UCSF combines clinical excellence, trailblazing research, and outstanding education in a leading academic health sciences institution. Our faculty includes some of the foremost names in diagnostic and interventional radiology today. 

The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging provides state-of-the-art clinical imaging for patients. In addition, it conducts world-class scientific research to develop the next generation of clinical imaging tools and techniques to fight cancer and other life-threatening medical conditions globally.

Required Qualifications

•    Graduate of a formal radiology technology training program in an AMA approved school and 18 months of experience in radiologic technology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position
•    R.T. (MRI)(ARRT); Venipunctures; BCLS and CPR
•    Recent work experience in an acute care setting
•    Demonstrated record of good attendance and reliability
•    Ability to follow established department guidelines for attendance and tardiness
•    Provides excellent customer service to patients, co-workers, physicians, and other departments

Preferred Qualifications

•    CRT license
•    CT license
•    Nuclear Medicine license
•    Experience performing PET exams


•    R.T. (MRI)(ARRT); CA License & Venipunctures; BCLS and CPR
•    ARRT MRI certification

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Allied Health, Radiology

Bargaining Unit

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Patient Care Technical Unit (AFSCME-EX)


China Basin (SF), Mission Bay (SF)

Additional Shift Details

40% variable, 8 - 10 hours, TBD flexible

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