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Per Diem CT Technologist - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1743330
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Per Diem CT Technologist - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV(Job Number:712479)
Description

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 problems
    May 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 providers
Exposure 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.

Job Radiology/Healthcare Tech
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 4
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