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Radiation Therapist (346) 

Category Radiation Oncology - 7042  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Delivers appropriate radiation per treatment planning and collaborates with other healthcare staff. Notifies Physician and/or RN of adverse effects/reactions.
  • Records and verifies radiation treatment. Assures radiation protection and safety standards.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic/technical parameters per physician order.
  • Assumes responsibility for the proper use of assigned equipment and applies troubleshooting skills and takes appropriate action as necessary.
  • Performs basic photon/electron calculations.
  • Constructs patient shielding per treatment plan.
  • Collaborates with other healthcare personnel and team members for radiation care.
  • The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the level and types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title.
  • This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any position.
  • Associates may be directed to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

QUALIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and indirect patient care.
  • Professional growth.
  • Performance Improvement.
  • Fiscal Responsibilities.
  • Communication.
  • Safety.
  • Patient's First.
  • Able to work effectively in a protocol driven setting.
  • Exceptional assessment skills for the cancer population.
  • Able to initiate and maintain strong interpersonal/psychosocial relationships with this specific patient population.

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action in volatile situations.
  • Provides and documents care per hospital and department policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence in clinical and technical skills.
  • Provides instructions to patient/families regarding cancer care, therapies and procedures.
  • Seeks educational opportunities to improve knowledge/skill.
  • Participates in identifying or recommending areas for improvement.
  • Completes work in an efficient, timely manner that is conducive to team work and cost containment.
  • Communicates in a clear, concise and professional manner.
  • Provides patient care following the Patient's First Commitment.
  • Highly effective in working with a care team.
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: American Reg of Rad Techs (ARRT)

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • ARRT Registered Technologist Radiation
  • Therapist license in the state of Indiana in good standing.
  • BLS Healthcare Provider.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Radiation Therapy.
  • Mandatory Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Corporate Compliance (including Confidentiality), Infection Control, and education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies, scope of practice, and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual  
Shift -not applicable-  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Radiation Therapist (346)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 7/6/2020  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization Hancock Regional Hospital serves Hancock County and the surrounding areas as a full-service community hospital focused on primary care, patient comfort, and convenience.



Today, a highly skilled medical and professional nursing staff anchors Hancock Regional Hospital. We have a state-of-the-art surgery department, 24-hour emergency services, OB services, progressive and critical care, a geropsychology unit, home healthcare, occupational health, a transitional care unit, a total oncology program with a cutting-edge radiation oncology center, many private rooms, and a full complement of Inpatient and outpatient services.



Our Mission is to be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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