Intermountain Health Radiation Therapist in Miles City, Montana
The Radiation Therapist is responsible for administration of ionizing radiation for therapeutic purposes in accordance with the prescription of the Radiation Oncologist and is accountable for the simulation of patients in preparation of radiation therapy, basic patient care and education.
1.Checks prescription, diagnosis, chart and patient identification. Explains procedures tothe patients, reinforcing the radiation oncologists and/or nurses instructions regarding reactions to the treatment and their care.
Prepares room and equipment for the patient according to the prescription, i.e., immobilization devices, blocks, field sizes etc. Transfers patients as needed.
Verifies the treatment Mus and beam energy in the treatment chart noting any prescribed adjustments. Documents treatment Mus cumulative dose, site specific doses, treatment parameters, instructions, diagrams, photos, and all billing information.
Performs treatment simulation and all that it requires for procedure (including cerrobend block fabrication). Develops x-rays and port films as needed, filing as needed. Observes and inquires of the patient any unusual reactions or events.
Assists in maintaining order and cleanliness of the unit. Maintains appropriate stock levels.
Completes daily, progress and discharge documentation according to departmental standards. Accurately documents productivity information.
Participates in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identifies potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identifies potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff, and takes appropriate actions. Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider. Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s). Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited radiation therapy program is required
ARRT and RT(T) certifications in radiation therapy and current license in state of practice isrequired if applicable Current BLS certification is required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required.
Anticipated job posting close date:
Holy Rosary Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
$31.28 - $55.57
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