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SCL Health Radiation Therapist in Miles City, Montana

Job Description:

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.

Scope

  • Checks prescription, diagnosis, chart and patient identification. Explains procedures to the 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.


Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited radiation therapy program is required
  • ARRT and RT(T) certifications in radiation therapy and current license in state of practice is required if applicable
  • Current BLS certification is required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

Physical Requirements:

Anticipated job posting close date:

05/28/2024

Location:

Holy Rosary Hospital

Work City:

Miles City

Work State:

Montana

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$31.28 - $55.57

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment todiversity, equity, and inclusion.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities

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