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UnitedHealth Group

Lead Breast Ultrasound Technologist - Reliant Medical Group


Medical Director


Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

**5,000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates**

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.(sm)

Reliant Medical Group in Worcester has an opening for a full-time Lead Breast Ultrasound Technologist. This career opportunity offers great compensation, full benefits, 401k match, paid holidays, and weekday hours within a positive, close-knit, team-oriented environment. This position oversees breast ultrasound services across multiple locations in the local area, and very limited travel between them may be required.

Primary Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the Ultrasound Supervisor, this role provides technical and administrative leadership for the Breast Imaging Department

  • In addition to the principal duties and responsibilities of a staff sonographer, the Lead Breast Ultrasound Technologist will assist the Ultrasound Supervisor in coordinating the daily operations of the Breast Imaging Department and facilitate outstanding patient care
  • Maintain a strong collaborative relationship with department leadership, ordering providers, radiologists, staff technologists, and support staff
  • Work with the Ultrasound Supervisor and Lead Radiologist to coordinate daily patient flow, imaging protocols updates, and workflow enhancements
  • Maintain accurate records of performed and interpreted exams and procedures within Breast Imaging
  • Monitor compliance with recommendations for follow-up studies
  • Oversee the maintenance and tracking of pathological results from biopsies
  • Perform quality control and quality assurance for exams and equipment as established by the department. Identifies equipment problems and communicates to immediate supervisor
  • Track inventory and place supplies orders for the Breast Imaging Department as needed
  • Assist Ultrasound Supervisor with ACR accreditation, organizational assessments, and state inspections as needed. Assist clerical and support staff as necessary
  • Aid Ultrasound Supervisor in the training and ongoing development of breast imaging technologists and support staff as required
  • Perform related administrative duties as needed

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:

  • Graduate of an AMA accredited ultrasound program or equivalent
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) certified and maintain this certification during employment
  • Certified in breast imaging by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Maintain all required continuing education credits and licensure during employment
  • 3+ years ultrasound experience
  • Competent to perform ultrasound exams on newborns, children, adults, and geriatric patients, meeting all department guidelines
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment operations, imaging techniques, protocols, and equipment troubleshooting
  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position
  • 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

Preferred Qualification:

  • 1+ years of leadership experience

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 at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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.