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Sr./Principal Ultrasound Sonographer

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
April 13, 2024

Sr./Principal Ultrasound Sonographer

Prenatal Diagnosis Center

Full Time


Job Summary

The Sr./Principal Ultrasound Technologist: Performs ultrasound to assist physician in guidance of amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling procedures per operational needs. Performs ultrasound to demonstrate anatomy in fetuses of pregnant women. Participates in improvement activities in department. Maintains appropriate quality control records and participates in routine equipment testing and maintenance.

This position is for the San Francisco Mission Bay facility.

The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

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Required Qualifications


  • 0-5 years of experience in a high-risk obstetric ultrasound service
  • Flexibility in scheduling, ability to rotate shifts and coverage for weekends and holidays.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a high-risk obstetric ultrasound service
  • Flexibility in scheduling, ability to rotate shifts and coverage for weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications



  • Require RDMS in OB/GYN
  • NT certification through FMF, NTQR, or equivalent required prior to or within 90 days of start date
  • BLS - Basic Life Support

About UCSF

At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve - a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report - UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

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

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Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Allied Health, Technical & Technologist

Bargaining Unit

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

Employee Class





Mission Bay (SF)


Days, Variable

Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details

Monday-Friday; be available to travel to any of the four other locations, work evenings and weekends if needed