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REG Radiation Therapist SRC-Regional Float- St Mary Chicago


Requisition ID: 44912

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

SUMMARY

The Radiation Therapist performs all radiation therapy procedures and verification/administration of therapeutic doses of radiation while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner who is licensed, as required, to possess and use radioactive materials, for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current Illinois Emergency Management Agency license to practice Radiation Therapy. Registration and certification through American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) and CPR certification are required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs all radiation therapy procedures and verification/administration of therapeutic doses of radiation with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures, radiation protection and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure.

  • Verifies physician orders for instructions and treatment plans and consults with the Radiation Oncologist as necessary. Explains procedure and provides education to patients and significant others as appropriate. Maintains visual and audible communication with patient during treatment.

  • Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check as required. Operates hospital computer system. Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.

  • Maintains a daily log of machine warm-up and quality control procedures and/or machine malfunctions. Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions.

  • Documents accurately and promptly in departmental records (film, file and computer): patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc. Prepares files for processing by the Radiation Oncologist. Responsible for department records and collects statistics as directed.

  • Reports reactions, complications, changes in condition etc. to Radiation Oncologist, physician, supervisor, peers and nursing unit as necessary.
    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Graduate of an approved school of Radiation Therapy Technology

    Bachelor's degree is desirable. Minimum two years of technical experience as a Registered Radiation Therapist is preferred.

    Computer Skills

    Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Excel and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Epic/Aria preferred,

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Current Illinois Emergency Management Agency license to practice Radiation Therapy. Registration and certification through American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) and CPR certification are required.


  • Business Unit: Corporate (LRHC and LPH)
    Department Name: HR Central Registry
    Presence Health 
    Location: ChicagoIL 60622
    Document ID: AC033-0FW2  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time


    Posted on: 2018-02-1902/19/2018
    2018-03-21
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