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Per Diem Radiology Technician - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1778804
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Per Diem Radiology Technician - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV(Job Number:727569)
Description

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)

 

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.

  
 
Primary Responsibilities:  
  • Following Physician's orders, produces x-ray images per departmental protocol for the use in diagnosing medical problems. Is able to verify all orders and makes appropriate communications and changes as necessary per department protocols
  • Follows customer service protocols with internal / external staffs, Teamwork. Greets, and prepares correctly identified patient for examination. Verifies correct exam and provider information with the patient and makes the appropriate communications as necessary. Explains specific procedures to be performed in appropriate confidential areas
  • Accurately maintains patient's imaging records utilizing the radiology information systems, (R.I.S.), Touch Works (All scripts), and PACS / Synapse application in accordance to HIPAA, and established SMA guidelines, Policies and procedures as necessary and appropriate for their work. Makes appropriate communication to appropriate persons as necessary
  • Ensures correct processing of images utilizing the x-ray equipment and examines images for technical quality, diagnostic acceptability following the department Quality Assurance guidelines and Technologist Quality guidelines
  • Maintains radiology equipment calling for service as necessary and makes appropriate communication. Maintains work area in a neat / clean order. Assist and maintains adequate supplies in the area
  • Prepares copies of images, preliminary reports, and follows the department protocol of releasing copies of images
  • Follows all safety standards and work practices in the work place. Uses radiation safety and practices when operating radiologic equipment that emits radiation
  • Maintains attendance with work schedules. May also be assigned to other modalities provided incumbent is trained passing department competencies, certified or licensed in those modalities. May also be assigned to other sites, shifts, and dates based on operational needs
  • Will comply with annual mandatory Fit testing, TB testing as a job requirement. Maintain mandatory web courses as assigned. Maintain licensures and certificates
  • Working conditions may include: exposure to hazardous materials, heavy lifting, normal office environment, etc.
  • Exposure to radiation, risk of exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. Rotates within Radiology department to include shifts, other site locations, and have reliable transportation is required

Job Radiology/Healthcare Tech
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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