UnitedHealth Group Radiology Technologist WellMed Healthcare Donna TX in McAllen, Texas
Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)
WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient’s health. WellMed’s proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.
The Radiology Technologist coordinates and performs diagnostic radiology procedures utilizing computerized medical imaging equipment as ordered by the physician.
Appropriately adapts assigned client assessment, treatment and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, and age-specific and other developmental needs of each person served
Performs a variety of quality radiology procedures using utilizing CR equipment
Correctly formats images, prints films/CD, and sends to the PACS
Processes, logs and tracks over-read reports and film/CD requests from outside providers
Provides radiation protection to patients and staff, consistent with current Texas Department of Health standards and regulations
Maintains supplies, checks equipment status daily and reports any problems that could change the workflow
Maintains all equipment and paperwork in compliance with TDH standards and regulations as coordinated through the Radiation Safety Office
Performs all other related 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.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiological Sciences or other accepted and approved equivalent required
Must be ARRT registered and MRT certified by the Texas Department of Health.Must meet continuing education requirements to maintain credentials at all times
Must be licensed by the Texas Department of Health and meet continuing education requirements at all times
One year experience as a radiology technologist
This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease.
Three or more years experience in a radiology clinic preferred with focused experience performing x-rays
Associate's degree in a related field
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
Ability to use full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients
Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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