Posted 20 days ago
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$10,000 Sign-On Bonus for 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 I 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
  • Consistently submit images of diagnostic quality without recommendation of additional image acquisition; performs quality assurance on images and equipment; demonstrates competency in utilizing systems
  • Perform daily QA evaluations, i.e. processor QC and phantom QC
  • Monthly, quarterly, and yearly QC testing documentation
  • Perform all mammographic images daily in guidelines to ACR accreditation
  • Utilize sterile techniques preventing contamination
  • Provide excellent patient care by addressing concerns before and after examination
  • Examine radiologic film for properties such as density and contrast, definition, magnification, and distortion Troubleshoot processor, mammographic machine, and order supplies
  • Demonstrate a positive patient experience; share information with patients, providing knowledge about the procedure; ensuring they are aware of follow-up steps and requirements
  • Ensure a positive experience from the referring providers; providing excellent quality
  • Make decisions authoritatively and wisely after adequately contemplating various available courses of action
  • Contribute to efficient out-patient Operations, maximizing the productivity of assigned modality
  • Review each examination for technical accuracy, presents completed examinations to radiologist, and communicates pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of patients following the procedure
  • Demonstrate teamwork; interacts in a positive manner with employees and contributes to a collaborative work environment
  • Meet or exceed deadlines, follows through, demonstrating accountability, flexibility and adaptability
  • Enhance professional growth and maintain certifications, registration and active CME’s through education programs, conferences, and workshops

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:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) (M) certified
  • Diagnostic Mammography certified
  • Demonstrated ability to adequately use, or learn to use, the department's computerized system and its associated devices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or Baccalaureate degree in radiography, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine
  • 1+ years of experience as a general radiologic technologist 
  • Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with patients, visitors, and employees within the organization

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 New York residents is $27.07 to $53.08 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. 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: UnitedHealth Group 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.          

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.     

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Mammography Technologist
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