Radiation Therapist
Fitzgibbon Hospital 7 reviews - Marshall, MO

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RADIATION THERAPIST

Job Summary

Works with radiation oncologist to deliver radiation therapy treatments as prescribed to cancer patients of the cancer center. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.

This is position is full time 8a-4:30p Monday-Friday

RADIATION THERAPIST Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs radiation treatments as prescribed by the radiation oncologist
  • Greets patients each day and attends to patient and family needs in addition to the radiation therapy treatments
  • Monitors accuracy of treatments per the treatment prescription
  • Monitors patients response to treatment and informs the cancer center RN and radiation oncologist of any change in patient’s condition
  • Assists patients at all times and monitors environment for patient safety
  • Monitors equipment performance and notifies lead therapist of any problems
  • Assist in daily equipment quality assurance (QA) procedures
  • Participates in department performance improvement (PI) program
  • Participates in department chart rounds and patient review
  • Assist lead therapist in building physician relations
  • Answers patient questions, provides education and assist patient in working with RN to link the patient with other support services as needed
  • Collects data to monitor patient quality indicators and patient satisfaction
  • Monitors supply utilization and informs lead therapist of needs
  • Works closely with radiation oncologist and the medical physicist in preparation and adjustment of patient treatment plans
  • Keeps abreast of new treatment techniques
  • Assist in performance of patient CT Simulations
  • Capable of performing all treatment functions including portal imaging, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT).
  • Assist in patient charting and charging for procedures
Requirements

RADIATION THERAPIST

Education and Experience:

1. ARRT or Registry Eligible
2.
Graduate of a Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) accredited radiation therapy program or equivalent.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Discounted Health Insurance for Wellness Participants
  • Life Insurance paid by employer if participating in the group health insurance plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), which includes holidays, vacation, and personal days
  • Short Term Disability
  • Educational Assistant
  • Auxiliary Scholarships
  • Air Evac Discounts
  • Sams Club Discounts
  • AFLAC
  • Boston Mutual Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Verizon and AT&T cell phone plans CareerBuilder Related Keywords: Oncology, Cancer Treatment, Cancer Center, Radiation, Radiation Therapist

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