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UnitedHealth Group Radiology Technologist - Colorado Springs, CO in Monument, Colorado

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform 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’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology

  • Current CPR certification

  • ARRT (R) certified

  • 1+ years of experience in Radiologic Technology

  • Ability to solve problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

  • Ability to work without direct supervision within the guidelines set by the department

  • Ability to work for long periods under pressure

  • Ability to Work at computer terminal for long intervals

  • Ability to communicate with patients, co-workers, providers and supervisors in a professional manner and be sensitive to the needs of both internal and external customers

  • 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.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $20.77 to $36.88. 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 subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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.

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