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2468 Diagnostic Imaging Technologist II

Recruitment #CBT-2468-900027






General Description:

The Diagnostic Imaging Technologist II performs diagnostic radiographic procedures by applying ionizing radiation or magnetic resonance to produce images on film or on computer-assisted equipment displays.  Essential functions include: performs diagnostic imaging and/or therapeutic procedures on all age groups for outpatient, inpatient and emergency/trauma patients in advanced modalities which includes Mammography (MM), Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Interventional Radiography (IR); performs general diagnostic imaging procedures including gastrointestinal (GI), genitourinary (GU), Trauma, and skeletal and thoracic imaging; assesses general patient condition; documents medical and departmental records of procedures and events; transports patients; may perform venipuncture, CPR, and assists in preparing and/or administering contrast media, as required relative to modality; and assists in the training of student imaging technologists. The Diagnostic Imaging Technologist II also performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

1.    Possession of a current valid license issued by the State of California as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT); AND

2.    Possession of a current valid certificate with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in one or more of the following modalities: MRI, CT, or MM; or State of California valid certification as Mammographic Radiologic Technologist; AND

3.    Possession of a valid permit to use Fluoroscopy equipment issued by the California Department of Health Services; AND

4.    One (1) year within the last five (5) years of verifiable experience performing diagnostic radiographic imaging procedures.



Possession of a current valid certificate with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the modalities of Interventional Radiography or Bone Densitometry may be substituted for minimum qualification #2.


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate Requirement / Provision:

Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate issued by the American Heart Association is required as a provision to employment for all positions.  Eligibles who do not possess such a certification may participate in this examination process and be appointed to a position(s), but will be required to obtain the certificate within two (2) weeks of hire date and maintain validity throughout length of employment.  A photocopy of the valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate must be provided to the appropriate supervisor of the appointment within the allotted time frame.  Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of valid certification within two (2) weeks of hire date and throughout length of employment may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.


How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement (CBT-2468-900027)
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Elaine Lee, by telephone at 415-206-5033, or by email at Elaine.Lee@sfdph.org.

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Selection Procedures

ORAL EXAMINATION:     (Weight – 100%)

Candidates deemed qualified and admitted to the examination process will be administered an oral examination designed to measure knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include but is not limited to:

  • Knowledge of medical information technology systems.  
  • Knowledge of radiologic science, cross-sectional anatomy, patient positioning, radiation safety practices and regulations (California Code of Regulations, Title 17), body substance precautions and body mechanics. 
  • Knowledge of preventive and safety standards in compliance with federal, state and departmental standards to limit exposure to radiation, accidents and health hazards. 
  • Ability to assess general patient condition including stability, pain and safety, documentation for medical and departmental records of procedures and events in accordance with regulatory, and hospital standards.
  • Ability and skill in performing diagnostic imaging on all age groups for outpatient, inpatient and emergency/trauma patients.
  • Ability to perform general diagnostic radiographic procedures by the application of ionizing radiation to produce images on computer assisted equipment displays.
  • Ability to perform advanced procedures in advanced modalities as assigned.
  • Interpersonal skills to professionally and effectively interact with all levels of staff and clients from unique and diverse backgrounds. 
  • Oral communication ability

Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.


The hiring department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.


CERTIFICATION RULE: The certification rule for the ranked eligible lists resulting from this examination will be Rule of Three (3) Scores.


The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.

The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of six (6) months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

Conviction History

As part of the selection process an image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) history will disqualify you as a candidate based on the specific requirements of the position to which you are applying. If selected for fingerprinting, the hiring department will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at:

Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:





GENERAL INFORMATION: Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor,

San Francisco, CA 94103



Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted. Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned. The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.


RIGHT TO WORK: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.



Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening test, and a medical examination.








TELEPHONE: (415) 206-5033 (EL)






All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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