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Optum Ultrasound Technologist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Overview:

Perform all clinical ultrasound procedures. Operate and maintain assigned area in a professional manner. Maintain quality standards and coordinate with other clinic areas to provide maximum level of service to patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for performing all Ultrasound procedures offered by the Radiology Department.

  • Obtain correct/current clinical history on patients.

  • Check orders and patient identity prior to exam.

  • Transport all patients to and from department safely.

  • Confirm technical quality of exam is appropriate for interpretation.

  • Process exam appropriately to store in PACS – clean equipment on a regular basis.

  • Communicate with patients, co-workers, providers and supervisors in a professional manner and be sensitive to the needs of both internal and external customers.

  • Explain procedures in a compassionate and sensitive manner.

  • Perform all QA/QC procedures of equipment. Maintain knowledge of operating standards and when equipment is not within acceptable limits.

  • Strive to support and facilitate the radiology department with other company care sites and departments for the betterment of the patient’s experience.

  • Maintain department records as requested by supervisor, department director and/or other regulatory agencies.

  • Perform general office duties of the department when needed to include but not limited to: answering telephones, scheduling and greeting patients.

  • Perform additional duties as needed.

Education:

  • Minimum: High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent.

  • Minimum: Graduate of an accredited school of Ultrasound Technology.

  • Current CPR certification. Must be ARDMS registered in OB and AB and RVT

Experience:

  • Minimum: One year of experience in Ultrasound Technology.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Solve problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Work without direct supervision within the guidelines set by the department.

  • Work for long periods under pressure and

  • Work at computer terminal for long intervals.

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you’ll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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