Radiation Therapist Relief at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    19010693
  • Job Family
    Cancer Institute
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

Radiation Therapist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 
Santa Fe Building (Cancer Center)
9301 W. 74th Street; suite 100, Mission, KS 66204
 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
Relief
As Needed
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Provides quality patient care and maintains daily assigned duties
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships by providing compassionate, helpful, and empathetic care
  • Maintains a safe and caring physical environment that promotes quality patient care throughout the entire patient encounter
  • Upholds care decisions and actions are determined and implemented in an ethical manner
  • Collaborates with coworkers, physicians and members of the interdisciplinary health care team effectively
  • Accountable for own practice and maintains professional responsibilities

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Up to 1 Year of Clinical Experience required
  • Kansas LRT License required
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) required
  • BLS through American Heart Association required
EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE AND PREFERRED SKILLS:
  • Varian Trilogy Linear Accelerator, GE Discovery PET/CT scanner, MedRad Stellant CT Contrast Power Injector, ARIA record and verify system and ARIA and Cerner electronic medical records
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy: 3-dimensional, electron, intensity modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, and stereotactic body
  • Brachytherapy: gynecologic cylinders, tandem and ovoids, endometrial, Syed, and SAVI breast irradiation
  • Imaging: Megavoltage (MV), Kilovoltage (KV), and Cone Beam Computed Tomography
  • Experience in GYN oncology as well as bariatric simulations and treatments
 
Job Summary:
The Radiation Therapist administers targeted doses of radiation as prescribed by a radiation oncologist. Assists in preparing sealed radioactive materials, calculates actual treatment dosages, and prepares equipment such as immobilization, treatment and protection.  Specific duties include: checking patient information; preparing room and equipment; patient and family communication; patient transport and transfer; performing radiation treatments; coordinating treatment and surgery schedules; monitoring patient vitals, maintaining department supplies; keeping records; and assisting with teaching


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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