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UnitedHealth Group

Ultrasound Technician Per Diem - Colorado Springs, CO


Laboratory Technician



Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Here at Optum, part of United Health Group we'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performing all procedures offered by the Ultrasound department. This includes but not limited to, OB ultrasound (all trimesters), Gyn, Abdominal, Small parts, Vascular studies, Thyroid biopsies, Prostate biopsies
  • Current policies and procedures associated with all exams performed in the Ultrasound department
  • Maintains all department policies and procedures are current and meet ACR standards
  • Maintaining all equipment within regulatory standards, including specialty testing for instruments and equipment in department
  • Monitors performance of equipment to be within standards
  • Maintains any records within the department and all regulatory standards pertaining to same
  • May be asked to perform general office duties of the department to include / but not limited to: answering telephones, scheduling exams and ordering supplies
  • Obtains correct / current clinical history on patients
  • Checks orders, and patient identity prior to exam
  • Transports all patients to and from department safely
  • Preps patients for exam according to department protocol
  • Processes all exams and ensures current and correct demographic data is on file
  • Checks technical quality of exam prior to dismissing patient and evaluates necessary criteria for acceptable exam
  • Cleans equipment, maintains supplies and exam room(s) on a regular basis
  • Reports all needs and repairs to supervisor in a timely fashion

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.

***$1,750 Sign On Bonus *** (external hires)

Required Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound technology
  • CPR certified
  • ARDMS registered in OB, ABD and RVT
  • 1+ years of experience in ultrasound technology
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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 hourly range for Colorado residents is $26.15 to $46.63. 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: 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.