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Radiology Technician RT/DEXA Bexar Imaging San Antonio TX

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Gonzales
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job 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)Bexar Imaging -(Southside) -located near Barlite BLVD and SW Military DriveThe Radiology Technologist coordinates and performs diagnostic medical imaging procedures for the x-ray department utilizing computerized medical imaging equipment.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs various X-ray and DEXA procedures in providing quality patient care while consistently displaying outstanding judgment in film critique
  • Operates various radiographic and support equipment during the completion of procedures
  • Abides by safety standards to ensure the protection of patients during procedures
  • Selects appropriate X-ray protocols based on the ordered procedure
  • Coordinates and prioritizes procedures during the workday to maintain a high level of patient care and continuity
  • Ensures that the X-ray department is adequately stocked, checks equipment status daily and reports any problems that could change the workflow
  • Demonstrates competence to do assigned client care responsibilities in a way that meets the age-specific and developmental needs of persons served by the department
  • 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
  • Upon completion of a procedure, the technologist ensures that the images have been formatted correctly, films/CD printed if needed, sent to the PACS and the chart has been given to the radiologist
  • Maintains quality control/quality assurance standards in accordance with TDH standards and regulations
  • Assures that all documentation is accurately recorded and kept in an organized manner susceptible to instant inspection if needed
  • Performs all other related duties as assignedYou'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:
    • Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiological Sciences or other accepted and approved equivalent
    • ARRT registered and MRT certified by the Texas Department of Health.
    • Must meet -continuing education requirements to maintain credentials at all times
    • Licensed by the Texas Department of Health and meet continuing education requirements at all times
    • 1+ years of 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
    • 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 compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Associates degree in a related field
      • 3+ years of experience in a radiology clinic preferred focused experience performing x-rays
      • Radiology Technician, RT, DEXA, MRI, ARRT, MRT, AMA, C-ArmPhysical & Mental Requirements: -
        • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
        • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
        • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
        • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
        • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
        • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in -writing
        • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
        • Ability to use full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients
        • Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluidsTo 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.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 550,000+ 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)WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Austin , Radiology Technician RT/DEXA Bexar Imaging San Antonio TX, Professions , Gonzales, Texas

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