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Radiologic Technologist - Springfield, MA

Company: Optum
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

***$5000 SIGN-ON BONUS TO EXTERNAL HIRES***Careers with MedExpress. At MedExpress, we believe in delivering quality, convenient, affordable health care and exceeding our patients' expectations. Our neighborhood medical centers are open every day from 8-8 with a full medical team and no appointments necessary to help patients get in, get healthy, and get back to what's really important. We provide a broad scope of services including urgent care, basic wellness and prevention, and employer health services. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone. You can become part of our elite team almost anywhere with 250 MedExpress centers across the country and two administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) The Radiologic Technologist, Full Scope (X-ray technologist, X-ray tech) or radiologic technologist, limited scope (limited scope X-ray operator, limited medical radiologic technologist, LMRT, OR basic machine operator) is responsible for performing all Radiology services and other basic nursing duties as assigned. In addition, they ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive environment while working in conjunction with physicians, advanced practice clinicians, front office and clinical staff.This role is center-based and requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. It requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs. Hours may vary based on location, patient volume, and business needs. This is a full-time position that will work 36 hours per week (12 hour shifts) from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. Must be available to work weekdays and weekends.Our teams utilize a collaborative working model to build connections across our centers and communities. The primary center for this position is Springfield, though you may also operate in other local work sites on an as needed basis. Primary Responsibilities:

Complete provider orders per state and provider regulations Perform accurate X-rays as ordered by the provider while practicing radiation safety precautions to include ALARAPrepare and transmit images to the radiologist for over-read, and report over-read results to providersRetrieve and archive radiographic reportsCreate/Burn CD's in compliance with HIPAA regulationsPerform detailed and accurate data collection during clinical intake of patients to include taking and recording vital signs and patient historyAssist patients as needed with walking, transfer, specimen collection, exam prep, etc.Complete occupational health testing including such services as urine drug screens, breath alcohol testing, hair testing and physicalsComplete patient referrals and patient callbacks dailyProper, concise and complete EMR documentation and paper based documentation for all assessments and proceduresOther basic nursing duties as assigned such as new models of care and new types of procedures, etc.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:
  • Active, unrestricted and state appropriate Radiologic Technologist license and/or certification
  • Maintain CEU/CME's as applicable for licensure
  • Currently affiliated with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (e.g. Certified and Registered with ARRT or successfully passed the core modules of the ARRT limited scope of practice exams)
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology2+ years of clinical experience in related field (including venipuncture and lab specimen collection, point of care testing, employer health services)
    • Completed accredited radiology technology program (LMRT) and have passed the Core, Chest, Extremities, Skull/Sinuses and Spine ARRT limited scope of practice exams for radiography (CO, TX, NE).
    • VA License also include Abdomen/Pelvis
    • FL Basic Machine Operator only requires Core, Chest and Extremities, therefore, candidate must have previous experience performing Spine, Skull and Sinus exams
    • MN: Minnesota X-Ray Operator Exam Certification Letters received prior to January 1st, 2008
    • Current X-ray certification and must meet all other applicable requirements by law including state licensure in radiology technology or must have obtained the passing certification letter, as applicable and required by stateTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. 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) **PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer 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. Proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement. Job Keywords: Limited Scope Radiology Technologist, Radiologic Technologist, Radiology Tech, Rad Tech, RT, LMRT, Radiology, MedExpress, Springfield, MA, Massachusetts

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