Radiology Tech - 2196522
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As a Radiology Technologist I, you will be responsible for performing all diagnostic X-ray examinations, not requiring constant supervision of technical details, with a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, radiographic techniques, and positioning.
- Practices within the scope of the CRT & ARRT license
- Produces radiographic/digital images with emphasis on technique (KvP & MAS), exposure index, collimation, shielding, identification markers, positioning, and artifacts
- Monitors personal radiation badge
- Assists Radiologists during fluoroscopic examinations
- Operates all X-ray equipment to obtain maximum diagnostic images
- Monitors x-ray equipment to assure safety and proper working conditions
- Works with patients of all age groups and explains procedures, ensuring understanding
- Uses sterile techniques and provides a safe environment to patients and staff according to company and department policies
- Ensures that the patient’s need for privacy and confidentiality are met and that the patient is physically covered whenever possible
- Ensures that service delivery reflects efficient and effective use of supplies and appropriate utilization of resources
- Identifies and reports potentially unsafe systems, processes, and/or situations
- Performs general office duties, including coordination of daily radiology schedule and ordering supplies
- Attends and participates in educational programs and shares knowledge with peers
- Maintains CRT & ARRT continuing education unitsAlways adheres to Universal Precautions (UP)
- Uses, protects, and discloses patients’ protected health information (PHI) only by Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
- Performs additional duties as assigned
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.
One year of post-high school education can be substituted/is equivalent to one year of experience.
- High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience
- Graduate of AMA-approved Radiological Technology School
- Current ARRT certification
- CRT certification in Radiology and Fluoroscopy with the State of California Department of Public
- Health/Radiologic Health Branch
- Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA)
- 2+ years of experience working in radiology
- Bilingual – English and Spanish
California Residents Only: The hourly range for California residents is $22.45 to $43.89 per 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 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.
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an 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.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.