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Radiation Therapist

Company: Saint Alphonsus Health System
Location: Nampa
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full time Shift: Day Shift Description: Generous Relocation Allowance Available THE RADIATION THERAPIST:

  • Administers high-energy radiation therapy treatments to patients with malignant and benign disease processes with consideration of treatment techniques and patient's age and mobility.
  • Contributes to department efficiency by accurately scheduling, performing statistics, billing, documenting, checking charts, chart rounds, imaging, and other procedural activities.
  • Assists the physicians and other staff during simulation, treatment room set-up, examinations, and special procedures with consideration of treatment techniques and patient's age and mobility.
  • Contributes to ongoing clinical instruction and evaluation of radiation therapy students.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Registered as a Technologist (RT) and certified in Radiation Therapy (T) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required within 1 year of hire date.
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification required.
    • Bachelor's degree in Radiation Therapy or a comparable health related degree preferred.
    • One to two years of experience as a Radiation Therapist preferred.
    • Experienced in quality assurance activities preferred.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
      • Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
      • Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric as applicable).
      • Revenue management: ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients.
      • Administers radiation treatments in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the Radiation Oncologist.
      • Performs simulations of patients as instructed by the physician.
      • Assists in the treatment planning, treatment device fabrication, and basic dosimetry calculations.
      • Maintains accurate and complete records for patient care, billing, scheduling, equipment checks, and quality assurance.
      • Maintains Clinical Ladder level requirements.
      • Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact effecti v ely with patients, employees, physicians. At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Alphonsus Health System, Nampa , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Nampa, Idaho

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