CT Tech USMD Arlington

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WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

A CT technologist is a professional individual that has been trained in an academic and clinical environment by an accredited institution that prepares students for state and national registry. The scope of practice includes procedures, acts and processes permitted by law for which the individual has received training and experience, has demonstrated competency and has completed ARRT certification which is the standard of practice in imaging.

The technologist will be held responsible for independently operating imaging equipment to produce images that are of diagnostic quality, evaluating acquired images and communicating findings with a radiologist(s) and/or medical professional(s). In addition to obtaining high quality images, the technologist will be expected to effectively work with the USMD imaging team by managing schedules, reporting equipment failures, performing appropriate QA procedures, and practice a high level of medical and business ethics. The ideal candidate will demonstrate self-motivation to improve the level of their understanding and knowledge of the field, disease and new procedures.

These procedures will be scheduled at one of the USMD Imaging locations, which are subject to change as the organization grows.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Facilitates diagnostic results by obtaining, reviewing, and bringing together pertinent patient history, physical examination and supporting clinical data
  • Comforts patients by explaining procedures and assisting patient in proper positioning. If bilingual, acts as a translator to assist patients and others that may have a need
  • Ensures test results by selecting correct exposure factors, makes equipment adjustments before, during and after the exam according to nature of test, patient anatomy and other specifications of the exam
  • Conducts procedures by positioning the patient and equipment to image a specified area(s) of body as evidenced in the resulting image.
  • Ensures the images produced, stored and reported are of high diagnostic quality
  • Maintains equipment and software by following operating instructions, performs quality control checks of equipment, troubleshoots breakdowns, maintains supplies, performs preventive maintenance procedures, backs up computer software and data, and calls for repairs and information technology support
  • Maintains quality results by establishing, following, and enforcing imaging department standards
  • Enhances imaging profession and company reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and explores opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality
  • Conducts themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times with coworkers, patients, physicians, vendors, and others
  • Attends meetings as required

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:
  • Associates Degree or graduate from a Radiography program
  • Current certification by American Registry of Radiologic Technology and Texas Medical Board
  • CME compliant and BLS certified
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experienced technologist


Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an 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.

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

Job Keywords: CT Technologist, XRay, Radiology Tech, ARRT, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Mansfield, Bedford TX, Texas

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