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Licensed Radiation Therapist

Company: SJRMC Hospital
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Love what you do; Love where you live***$25K Full Time
Radiation Therapists are highly energetic and compassionate professionals who prepare and conduct the treatment procedure on the patient. Their engaged communication and supportive interactions with the patient is critical to sustain the restorative process and ensure proper departmental involvement.Required Behaviors:--- As you go about fulfilling this mission, your work habits and work relationships should embody SJRMC's values. These values are our culture, our identity as an organization: Sacred Trust, Personal Reverence, Thoughtful Anticipation, Team Accountability and Creative Vitality ask more of us than merely completing some list of tasks. Our values ask for a deeper level of commitment, and what is asked of us we freely give because we believe in our mission.Required Qualifications: --- Completion of a formal program in Radiation Therapy--- Registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) as a Certified Radiation Therapist--- Current New Mexico State license in Radiation Therapy--- Fluent in EnglishDuties and Responsibilities: Treatment:--- Operates linear accelerator and or Superficial X-ray machine for the treatment of cancer patients--- Sets up and positions patients for their daily treatments as outlined in the patient care plan--- Schedules patients for their daily treatments--- Performs daily machine warm up and QA data checks--- Will be on call for any after hours (emergency)Simulation:--- Operates conventional and or CT/Simulators--- Sets up and positions patients according to physician and or dosimetrist instructions--- Constructs special treatment aids and devicesCommunication:--- Effectively communicates with staff and patients--- Informs the physician and or nurse of any changes in the patient's status during treatments--- Explain to patient and/or family as to what will occur during the treatment process and answer any questions that may ariseDocumentation:--- Maintain daily documentation in patient's departmental treatment chartEducation:--- Maintains CEU's as required by the ARRT and the State of New Mexico--- Attend patient care, quality assurance and departmental staff meetings--- Each employee is responsible for implementing SJRMC's Service Standards into their daily work: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Safety, Courtesy, Effectiveness, and -Stewardship--- Other duties as assigned---Physical Demands and Environmental Work Conditions: Physical Activities:--- All Cancer Center jobs may require lifting / pushing / pulling varying weights may exceed 200#s--- Activities may include intermittent or prolonged: standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching with arms and using the hands to handle or feel--- Repetitive motions may also be required, such as: wrist / hand movements, grasping, and finger dexterity (as in typing, writing, etc.)Work Environment:--- The job requires exposure to the following conditions: risk of radiation, working near moving or mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock--- The noise level may vary from very quiet to very loudSensory Requirements:--- Hearing: must be able to hear: alarms on equipment, fire alarms, overhead announcements, patients/families verbal discussions, and instructions/feedback from other healthcare providers.--- Vision: must be able to see, focus on close-up and distant objects, distinguish colors, have intact (peripheral vision), and depth perception (to judge distance and spatial relationships)San Juan Regional Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: SJRMC Hospital, Austin , Licensed Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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