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Radiation Therapist

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 8, 2024

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Job Description:Radiation Therapists at Intermountain Health are committed to providing patient centered care while demonstrating our values of Integrity, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Mutual Respect. If you are interested in contributing to our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible- come join our team!Posting Specifics :Benefits Eligible: YesHours: Full time (40 hours)Shift Details: VariableAdditional Details: Shift differentials given for evenings, nights and weekendsBenefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We're proud to offer caregivers access to tuition assistance, certification assistance, up-front tuition through the PEAK (Path to Education, Advancement, and Knowledge) program, debt-free degrees, and other department education payments or employer-paid education assistance.ScopeChecks 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.QualificationsGraduation from an accredited radiation therapy program, requiredARRT and RT(T) certifications in radiation therapy and current license in state of practice is required if applicableCurrent BLS certification, requiredPhysical Requirements:No Additional Description AvailableAnticipated job posting close date:06/18/2024Location:Good Samaritan HospitalWork City:LafayetteWork State:ColoradoScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$34.48 - $61.27We 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 to diversity, 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.

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Denver , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Lafayette, Colorado

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