Radiologic Technologist, Per Diem - Rutherford, NJ

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Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical practice in New Jersey serving patients in Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Middlesex, Burlington, and Camden counties. We have over 60 locations and 180 board certified medical providers specializing in Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, ENT, Foot & Ankle, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Behavioral Health, Physical Therapy, Allergy & Immunology, Developmental Health, Pain Management, Chiropractic and Optometry.

As a National Committee for Quality Assurance "Level III- Patient Centered Medical Home," Riverside is able to provide patient-focused precision medical care to the entire family and is committed to providing patients with the highest quality medical care.

In addition to providing the highest quality of care, Riverside offers its patients the best hours of operation of any private practice in the country. Patients have around-the-clock access to a health-care team and have the benefit of same day and walk in appointments. As an advocate for prenatal health and education, Riverside offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge. Riverside believes in giving back to their community and the patients they serve through health fairs, charitable giving/foundation, and free medical education.

As a part of the OptumCare network, Riverside Medical Group is seeking a Radiologic Technologist to join our growing team in New Jersey. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic imaging procedures.
  • Explains procedures and process to patients.
  • Moves imaging equipment into the specified position; determines exposure factors on the basis of height, weight, the portion of the body involved, and the degree of penetration required; and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy
  • Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patients and staff
  • Performs specialized and routine diagnostic radiology procedures
  • Processes images and reviews them for proper identification and quality control
  • Prepares images for reading by the radiologist or requesting physician
  • Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed
  • Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed

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 / GED
  • License or temporary permit to practice Diagnostic Radiology in the state of New Jersey

Preferred Qualifications:
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification
  • 1+ years of experience working as a Radiologic Technologist
  • Experience with Epic EMR software


Opportunities with Riverside Medical Group. Discover what it means to be part of a top-rated, premier medical practice with a deep commitment to serving its community for over 35 years. We're also part of the best hospital system in New Jersey and one of the best 50 hospitals in the nation. Riverside Medical Group has over 25 locations in Northern New Jersey, and we deliver quality-focused care to patients of all ages. We recently became part of OptumCare - the health care delivery part of Optum, backed by the scale and resources of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. Every day we provide the ultimate patient experience through round-the-clock access to health care teams, same day and walk-in appointments, as well as charitable giving and a foundation that supports scholarships and medical research. At Riverside, you'll play an important role in helping people achieve optimal health, and that's just the start. Learn more about career opportunities with Riverside Medical Group, where you can help change the world as you do your life's best work.(sm)

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Job Keywords: Radiologic Technologist, Rad Tech, X-Ray Technician, X-Ray Tech, Radiologic Technology, AART, Rutherford, NJ, New Jersey

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