Radiology Technologist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

Overview:Perform all clinical radiographic procedures.  Maintain quality standards and coordinates with other clinic areas to provide maximum level of service to patients.  Operate and maintain area assigned in a professional manner.Essential Functions:Responsible for performing all procedures offered by the Radiology Department.Participates in routine rotation between and among all radiology departments.Obtain correct/current clinical history on patients.Check orders and patient identity prior to exam.Transport all patients to and from department safely.Process all films and ensure current and correct demographic data is on films.Check technical quality of exam prior to dismissing patient and evaluate necessary criteria for acceptable films (ie, markers, collimation, gonadal shielding, anatomic structures)Clean equipment on a regular basis and maintain supplies and exam rooms.Explain procedures in a compassionate and sensitive manner.Strive to support and facilitate the radiology department with other company care sites and departments for the betterment of the patient’s experience.Maintain department reports and records as requested by supervisor, department director and/or other regulatory agencies.Perform general office duties of the department when needed to include but not limited to: answering telephones, scheduling and greeting patients.  Perform additional duties as needed.You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.Employees are required to screen for symptoms using a UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.Qualifications  Education:Minimum:  High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent.Minimum:  Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.Minimum:  Current CPR certification.Minimum:  ARRT (R) certifiedExperience:Minimum: One year of experience in Radiologic Technology.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Solve problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Work without direct supervision within the guidelines set by the department.Work for long periods under pressure andWork at computer terminal for long intervals.Communicate with patients, co-workers, providers and supervisors in a professional manner and be sensitive to the needs of both internal and external customers.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you’ll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(SM)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.For Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $20.00 to 26.00/hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.