UnitedHealth Group Radiologic Technologist - Chicopee, MA in Chicopee, Massachusetts
$2500 sign on bonus for external candidates
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 (X-ray technologist, X-ray tech) 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.
Complete provider orders per state and provider regulations
Perform accurate X-rays as ordered by the provider while practicing radiation safety precautions to include ALARA
Prepare and transmit images to the radiologist for over-read, and report over-read results to providers
Retrieve and archive radiographic reports
Create/Burn CD’s in compliance with HIPAA regulations
Perform detailed and accurate data collection during clinical intake of patients to include taking and recording vital signs and patient history
Assist 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 physicals
Complete patient referrals and patient callbacks daily
Proper, concise and complete EMR documentation and paper-based documentation for all assessments and procedures
Other 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.
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology
Licensed and accredited by ARRT and State, if applicable and required by law
Maintain CEU/CME’s as applicable for licensure
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
2+ years of clinical experience in related field
Ability to perform venipuncture and lab specimen collections experience
Urgent care experience
Comfortable working independently without the support of another radiologic technologist
Experience performing all standard radiographic studies on pediatric and geriatric patients
Experience with computed and digital radiography
Experience with taking patient vitals
Experience performing venipuncture and lab specimen collection
Experience performing point of care testing (i.e. rapid strep, rapid flu, and urinalysis)
Experience performing employer health services (i.e. urine drug screen, breath alcohol testing, DOT examinations)
Experience documenting in electronic medical records and PACS
To 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.
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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: Radiology, Radiologic Technologist, RT, MedExpress, Chicopee, MA, Massachusetts
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