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Optum- Part Time Mammography Technologist - 2229608

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

howard beach, queens, ny, usa
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

$5,000 Sign on Bonus for Part time External Candidates

Opportunities with Optum in the Tri-State region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group). Come make a difference in the lives of people who turn to us for care at one of our hundreds of locations across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Work with state-of-the-art technology and brilliant co-workers who share your passion for helping people feel their best. Join a dynamic health care organization and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Mammography Technologist will be responsible for performing quality patient care and mammographic images for successful diagnostic of patients for the radiologist. This also includes creating a tranquil environment, so patients will be able to adhere to examination instructions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify anatomical orientation on all required images and assures proper file identification on all images
  • Demonstrate competency performing all mammographic procedures and the operation of all related equipment
  • Greet patients, obtain history, and enters information in computer system
  • Obtain mammographic images according to guidelines
  • Maintain logs; process paperwork for biopsies
  • Utilize sterile techniques preventing contamination
  • Maintain quality standards as it relates to HIPPA regulations
  • All clinical aspects of mammography suite; maintains cleanliness of examination rooms. Stock necessary medical and radiologic supplies
  • Assists in the completion of the accreditation process for American College of Radiology (ACR) every three years Maintain CPR certification
  • Observe patient vital signs during examination
  • Provide coverage as needed (i.e. in the event of call outs or extended patient schedules)
  • Provide instruction/mentoring to new hires
  • Provide a positive patient experience; share information with patients, providing knowledge about the procedure; ensuring they are aware of follow-up steps and requirements
  • Maintain communication with radiologists and other physicians, patients and their families, and other persons
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) (M) certified
  • Diagnostic Mammography Certified
  • Electronic Medical Records experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, or Nuclear Medicine
  • 1+ years of experience as a general radiologic technologist
  • EPIC EMR experience

Physical Demands:

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift and carry items weighting up to 50 pounds
  • Able to lift patients weighting up to 300 pounds and place them in appropriate positions for operation of equipment
  • Eyesight correctable to 20/20 to operate equipment and review developed films

Core customers and key relationships

  • Patients
  • Patients Families and Friends
  • Physicians and Other Medical Staff
  • External Medical Partners

New York Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $28.03 to $54.95 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare 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.

OptumCare is a drug – free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.