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CT Technologist Full Time SMA Las Vegas

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

* $1500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates*Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.The CT Technologist follows physicians' orders, produces CT images per departmental protocol for the use in diagnosing medical problems. This position will provide CT and General Radiology coverage for Urgent Care. This position will also assist in holiday coverage.Primary Responsibilities:* Greet, correctly identifies patient, prepares patient for examination, and explains specific procedures to be performed in appropriate confidential area* Obtain necessary consents from the patients and verifies required lab values; Initiates, maintains and discontinues IV access* Accurately maintains patient imaging records, utilizing the radiology information system (R.I.S.) and PACS/Synapse application in accordance to HIPAA, and company guidelines, policies and procedure* Processes radiologic digital images, examines for technical quality and diagnostic acceptability, and generates additional plans of images as needed for the Radiologist review* Knowledgeable process for transferring images into the PAC/Synapse computer system (print or tele radiology)* Prepares copies of images, preliminary reports, and contacts referring physician when required according to established procedures* Maintains Imaging equipment, work area, and ensures adequate supplies are available, follows all safety standards and uses radiation protection when operating CT equipment* Assists employees with more complex issues and problemsMay also be assigned to other modalities provided incumbent is certified or licensed in those modalities* Proven ability to effectively communicate technical procedures and results with patients and providersExposure to radiation, risk of exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. Rotates within Imaging department to include satellite offices; reliable transportation is required. Flexible to work overtime and on call 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 education or GED* Graduate of an approved AMA Radiological Technology program* Current ARRT(R)(CT) certification* Current CPR certification* Skilled in properly positioning patients to provide quality imaging* Must be skilled in starting and stopping IV's (using IV catheters) for contrast injection* Advanced knowledge of CT (imaging) equipment, testing and safety hazards related to radiology* Comprehensive knowledge of CT (imaging) positioning/procedures and diagnosis* Advanced understanding in the axial, coronal and sagittal planes of CT images* Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client/patient sites within a designated area* 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 the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (ie, entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar 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.Preferred Qualifications:* RIS & PACS* Minimum 1+ years CT experienceCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: 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.Job Keywords: Radiology Tech, CT imaging, ARRT, Las Vegas, Nevada

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