Internal Medicine Physician - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs, CO 
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to established departmental policies and procedures, safety and infection control standards and any quality improvement programs. Maintain department reports and records and collect statistics for administration and/or regulatory purposes
  • Perform all procedures offered by the Mammography Department
  • May be asked to perform general office duties of the department to include/ but not limited to: a) answering telephones b) scheduling and greeting patients
  • Obtains correct/current clinical history on patients
  • Checks orders, and patient identity prior to exam
  • Transports all patients to and from department safely
  • Processes all exams and ensures current and correct demographic data is in all operating systems
  • Checks technical quality of exam prior to dismissing patient and evaluates necessary criteria for acceptable exam (ie, markers, anatomic structures)
  • Cleans equipment, maintains supplies and exam room on a regular basis
  • Reports all needs and repairs to supervisor in a timely fashion
  • Capable of performing all QC/QA procedures
  • Knows operating standards and when equipment is not within acceptable limits
  • Be able to perform minor trouble shooting on equipment when limits are not met
  • Communicates with patients, their families, co-workers, physicians and supervisors in a professional manner
  • Be able to express ideas, and explain procedures in a compassionate and sensitive manner
  • Holds all patient information in confidence
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings conferences etc.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-services for safety, infection control and haz-mat, etc as required
  • Maintains CPR and license in current standing
  • Supportive and understands Optum mission statement
  • and strives to positively represent Optum to the community
  • Adheres to department dress code, standards of personal grooming, attendance and punctuality
  • Performs all other duties as directed by the radiology manager assisting in the smooth, diligent operation of the radiology department and the facility assigned

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 graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology
  • CPR certified
  • ARRT (R) and (M) registered
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualification:

  • 1+ years experience as mammography technologist

Working Conditions:

  • Exposed to infectious diseases, noise, heat, variable hours
  • Subject to electrical and radiation hazards
  • Capable of working without direct supervision within the guidelines set by the department
  • Working for long periods of time under pressure
  • Working at computer terminals for long intervals

Physical demands:

  • Exposed to prolonged hours of standing and walking
  • Bending, lifting and positioning patients and supplies
  • Some lifting of items >20lbs
  • Physically able to push wheelchairs and move patients as needed for exam

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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

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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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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