Radiation Therapist - Marion L Shepard Cancer Ctr., Washington, NC

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917470

Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region.   Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Responsibilities

  • The Radiation Therapist is responsible for the safe delivery of radiation therapy in accordance to the physician's written prescription and treatment plan.

  • Treatment delivery includes patient identification using the Vidant two patient identifiers prior to every treatment.

  • The Radiation Therapist will recognize deviations from the prescribed treatment and will report all deviations emergently to the Physicist, Radiation Oncologist and Practice Manager.

  • The Radiation Therapist will perform localized radiographs related to the patient's treatment under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist.

  • The Radiation Therapist will assist in all treatment related procedures, including the construction of electron blocks, simulation rocedures, charge capture, chart reviews and ordering of supplies. Daily and weekly QA activities will be performed and documented by the Radiation Therapist for assigned equipment.

  • The Radiation Therapist will participate in activities and programs to identify, implement, measure and assess quality initiatives related to Radiation Oncology.

  • The Radiation Therapist is expected to provide quality patient care, ongoing patient education and strive to meet all patient needs. It is recognized that the Radiation Oncology clinic actively participates in clinical trials research and the Radiation Therapist will support the research activities.

  • The Radiation Therapist is directly accountable to the Practice Manager - Oncology for all facets of patient care delivered within the Radiation Oncology Clinic. He/She will provide age/population appropriate patient care within the unit scope of practice for Radiation Oncology.

Minimum Requirements

  • Employee must have successfully completed a formal radiation therapy technology program.

  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (T) is required.

  • BLS certification is required; if the employee does not hold an active BLS certification it is required at time of hire.

  • Knowledge of oncology clinical trials and related experience are an asset.

  • The employee must be flexible and possess critical thinking/planning skills to meet the demands/needs of the clinic.

  • Good organizational and leaderships skills are required to coordinate the clinic and collaborate with the members of the

  • Radiation Oncology Clinic.

Preferred Requirements

  • Current BLS certification.

  • Certification by American Registry of Radioloic Technologist (ARRT) (T)

  • Maintains required licenses/certifications

Other Information

  • Full-Time position (72/pay period)

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Ronda SmithHuman Resources Assistant

Email: Ronda.Smith@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 975-4135

 

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