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Staff Radiation Therapist - Per Diem

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Mount Auburn Hospital Category: Radiation Therapy & Oncology Job ID: JR54121 Date posted: 06/17/2024
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Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Radiation Therapy

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides patient education in order to maximize patient compliance with his/her plan of care and provide family education when needed.
  • Monitors patient’s physical and physiological response to treatment and refer patient for appropriate management when indicated.
  • Demonstrates respect for patient’s confidentiality, modesty and privacy.
  • Administers radiation therapy treatment accurately and safely; monitor and report reactions, therapeutic responses and inconsistencies.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of the principles of growth and development from infant through the geriatric stage of life span.
  • Assesses patient relative data pertinent to age-specific needs and provides care as described in the department policy and procedure manual.
  • Positions, immobilizes and aligns patients according to treatment plan and effectively evaluates and solves set-up problems.
  • Maintains logs and daily treatment records, including accurate documentation of all treatment procedures.
  • Possesses knowledge of all scheduling, treatment and billing procedures
  • Understands the function of equipment, accessories, treatment methods and protocols and applies knowledge appropriately.
  • Works with the Sr. Radiation Therapist to resolve clinical problems.
  • Utilizes a quality assurance program to encompass all aspects of treatment delivery and quality patient care.
  • Instructs and orients new Radiation Therapists, students and other staff members unfamiliar with department and/or specific procedures.
  • Adapts contingency plans in response to variable which influences work load and/or schedule.
  • Demonstrates cooperation and teamwork and is responsive to all members.
  • May elect to teach in the School of Radiation Therapy.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled Departmental and Therapist Staff Meetings.
  • Maintains and can provide annual documentation of the required amount of Continuing Education Credits needed for licensure.
  • Is an active member of professional organization; participates in professional activities by attending meetings, serving on committees or tasks forces, writing and/or presenting scientific papers.
  • Participates in the clinical instruction and evaluation of the Radiation Therapy Technology students.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of a CAHEA accredited educational program or equivalent.
  • Must be registry eligible or hold active certification by the ARRT and have valid Massachusetts license in Radiation Therapy.
  • Supervisory/Management Responsibility: Supervises Radiation Therapist Clinical Assistant(s) and students assigned to the area.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

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