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Echocardiographer - ProHealth Physicians - Per Diem

Company: Optum
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Director opening in Middletown, Connecticut. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

ProHealth Physicians, part of Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Company

If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work.(sm)

ProHealth Physicians Imaging has an immediate opening for a friendly, customer focused, detail oriented Per Diem Echocardiographer to join our team.

Position Description:

Support the Imaging team and its patients by providing quality echocardiography services by following established standards and practices. Provide superior patient care while ensuring all exams meet the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission guidelines specific to Echocardiography. The candidate must have sound knowledge of cardiac ultrasound techniques and patient positioning for patients' aged sixteen years and older. Possess strong communication skills with patients, staff, and Cardiologists. The candidate must be able to work independently in a fast paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

Prepare patients for their ultrasound exam by collecting and recording (as applicable): Patient demographics, Height / Weight, Current medications, Chief complaint and history
Review all patient orders for appropriate demographics, relevant information and meets the standard of "medical necessity"
Triage patients according to approved protocols and consistent with ProHealth's Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines
Conduct patient clinical assessment and perform the diagnostic medical sonography examination ordered in accordance with professional and facility protocols
Apply independent, professional, ethical judgment, and critical thinking to safely and thoroughly perform diagnostic sonography exams
Apply independent judgement during the exam to ensure that appropriate anatomical, pathological and clinical conditions are accurately captured in the examination images
Document pertinent patient information for our Radiologists
As necessary, acquire additional ultrasound imaging to facilitate optimum diagnosis results for the Cardiologist
Create and review your daily patient log for productivity and billing purposes
Use the CoActiv Picture Archive & Communication system (PACS) for reviewing images and reports
Review all of the Imaging reports for accuracy and contact the Radiology group for any necessary addendums
Prepare and maintain equipment to follow our quality maintenance program. Follow ProHealth Physicians Imaging QI policies which include our report timeliness and completeness, productivity reporting, patient satisfaction surveys, and record keeping policies
Maintain knowledge of current coding, OSHA, ACR, HIPAA and IAC regulations and ProHealth policies
Assist care team to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork

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. Join us here at UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 5 Company!
Required Qualifications:

  • Professional education completion in Echocardiography from an accredited educational program
  • Experience in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • Current sonography certification by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
  • Basic computer knowledge and aptitude
  • Must demonstrate commitment to professional growth and lifelong learning by completing required continuing medical education, research and training, etc
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in Adult Stress Echocardiography
    • Dual registered with diagnostic and cardiac imaging certifications and experience
    • Experience working with electronic health records

      To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 candidat es 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 the health system 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)

      Connecticut Residents Only: The hourly range for Connecticut residents is $28.27 to $50.29. 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.

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