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Medical Technologist - Evening Shift - 3:30pm -12am - Sign on bonus!

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Katonah
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Optum in the tri-state region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group) offers an interconnected network that enables us to work collaboratively to better coordinate care among our doctors and care teams. Together, we offer you and your family access to more than 2,100 providers, representing 70 specialties, working in 360 medical practices and more than 55 urgent care locations across New York, New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. For more information, visit www.optum.com/tri (http://www.optum.com/tri. ) .
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:

  • Performs laboratory tests and procedures, which require independent judgment and responsibility with minimal supervision by the lead tech and laboratory supervisor

  • Documents daily QC and corrective action as needed

  • Performs calibrations, linearity testing, and proficiency testing as required

  • Enters and verifies laboratory results in the LIS

  • Assists with the training and orientation of departmental personnel

  • Resolves problems with technical testing, and proficiency testing as required

  • Enters and verifies laboratory results in the LIS

  • Assists with training and orientation of departmental personnel

  • Resolves problems with technical testing involving methodology, techniques and instrumentation utilization.

  • Reviews and evaluates test results and reports for accuracy, precision, readability and consistency

  • Collects data, prepares reports, and compiles statistics directed

  • Checks supply inventory

  • Attends required meetings and participates in professional development activities

  • Maintains patient confidentiality

  • Perform phlebotomy and EKG as needed

  • Performs related work as required

  • The shift hours are 3:30pm-12am

    Typical Physical Demands:

    • The shift hours are 3:30pm-12am

    • Requires full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination

    • Frequent standing and walking required for extended periods of time

    • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds

    • Requires visual acuity and normal color perception

      Working Conditions:
      Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a medical group and laboratory environment.
      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:

      • BS Degree in Medical Technology or related sciences, as approved by the accrediting agencies

      • NYS license

      • Completion of a one-year internship program in an accredited institution

      • Must be able to work the shift hours 3:30pm-12am

      • 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 Qualifications:

        • Completion of a minimum of 90 semester hours in an accredited college which meets the specific requirements for entrance into, and the successful completion of an internship program for medical technology in an accredited institution

        • ASCP or NCA Certification

        • 1+ years experience as a Medical Technologist

          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
          CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH Care Associates, and Riverside Medical Group (the "Practices") are all physician owned and led practices having complete authority for all medical decision-making and patient care through their physicians and other licensed professionals. Optum, through its management organizations ("Optum") provides non-clinical administrative services to support the Practices and their physicians. Neither Optum nor its management companies employ, engages, or supervises physicians or other licensed professionals, or determines or sets the methods, standards, or conduct of the practice of medicine or health care provided by the Practices or by any of their licensed professionals. "Part of Optum" reflects that the Practices are part of Optum's effort to support forward-thinking physician practices in helping their patients live healthier lives.
          Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.
          New York Residents Only: The hourly range for New York residents is $22.45 to $43.89. 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.
          At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
          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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