Radiology Technician - WellMed - M-F, 8-5, great benefits and compensation! NO on-call! more...
Location:El Paso, TX
Company:OptumCare
First posted:August 31, 2017 (last updated 4 weeks 1 day ago)
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The Radiology Tech coordinates and performs diagnostic radiology procedures utilizing computerized medical imaging equipment as ordered by the physician.

Primary Responsibilities:

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

Ability to use full range of body motion including handling patients

Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiological Sciences or other accepted and approved equivalent
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
1+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
Preferred Qualifications:

Associates degree
3+years experience in a radiology clinic with focused experience performing x-rays
Prior experience working with Medicare Advantage plans
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 90,000+ 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.

Job Keywords: Radiology Technician, El Paso, TX, Texas


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