Radiation Therapist-Oncology-Part Time- Mercy Health Perrysburg & SylvaniaRequisition R027271 Market Toledo, OH Department Perrysburg Radiation Oncology - St. Vincent Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Part-time
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Under the direct supervision of the Radiation Oncologist and the Clinical Manager and/or Sr. Therapist, the Radiation Therapist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care using ionizing radiation supplied and controlled in radiation therapy equipment. Provides care to neonate through geriatric patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and practices. Assists in the provision of care to patients of all age groups.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Graduate of AMA approved school which meets ARRT Standards.
License state of Ohio in Radiation Therapy. ARRT certified.
One year experience preferred.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Exhibits skills and knowledge of current radiation therapy techniques, equipment and practice regarding ACR standards for Radiation Oncology.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with patients under severe physical and emotional stress.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Complies with established Mercy policies and procedures and practice to assure that standards of quality, efficiency and safety are met.
Performs basic assessments, including vital signs and toxicity to treatment as it relates to scope of practice.
Applies relevant technical knowledge in the course of simulation, delivery of treatment, block cutting and basic dosimetry procedures.
Monitors patient’s tolerance to treatments. Must evaluate reactions to treatment and take appropriate action, including report of unusual events to Radiation Oncologist and nursing staff. Advises patients on action when indicated.
Keeps accurate records regarding delivery of treatment and simulation process.
Assures that each patient’s chart meets established standard:
Identification Photo Adherence to Prescription
Informed Consent Weekly Port Films
Polaroid and Tattoo Patient Education
Participates in departmental meetings and Performance Improvement Program.
Monitors linear acceleration and simulator assuring that all equipment is operating in accordance with stated specifications in the procedure manual.
Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices.
Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence.
Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values (Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life, Service) of the Mercy
Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives.
Provides service to all age groups. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span by completing continuing education program.
Interprets information need to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific need:
Neonate Pediatric Adolescent Adult Geriatric
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We’ll also reward your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:16
Department:Perrysburg Radiation Oncology - St. Vincent
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