Company: Baylor Scott White Health
Posted on: September 14, 2018
Under general supervision of aRadiologist, the Radiation Therapist performs radiation therapy procedures onambulatory and hospital patients in a physician office, clinic, or hospitalsetting as requested by a physician or other licensed provider for thediagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols. The RadiationTherapist maintains production and quality of imaging procedures by followingestablished standards and procedures.
The Radiation Therapist jobduties include, but are not limited to:
UtilizesAIDET when communicating with patients to: identify patient servicerequirements, ensure correct exam is performed on the correct patient, andestablish rapport with patients and others.
Instructs/communicateswith patient and/or patient's family regarding the test to be performed andassesses patient's ability to tolerate exam.
Protectspatients and employees by adhering to safety requirements, infection-control,drug and radiation policies, protocols and techniques. Uses propersterile techniques when setting up and performing invasive radiation therapyprocedures and maintains hand hygiene requirements.
Workswith engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational capabilities ofequipment. Reports issues to management or appropriate department.
Maintainsmedical imaging records in appropriate system and according to departmentpolicies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner.
Assistsleadership in maintaining all required policies, procedures, standards andrecords for applicable governmental, regulatory and accrediting organizationsby complying with procedures, rules, and regulations of the OSHA, TJC, TDH andACR.
Ableto perform high quality radiation therapy procedures according to exam protocolin a timely manner.
The ideal candidate for theRadiation Therapist role will be able to demonstrate and maintain currentknowledge, continued education and skills appropriate care for the followingage groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult andgeriatric.
Location/Facility - Scott & White Medical Center-Temple, Texas
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Specialty/Department/Practice - Radiology/Radiation Therapist II
Shift/Schedule - Full Time Days
Benefits - Our competitive benefitspackage includes*:
Immediate eligibility forhealth and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan withdollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/orlevel.
BaylorScott & White Health (BSWH) is the largestnot-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the UnitedStates. With a commitment to and a trackrecord of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient,BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Foundedas a Christian ministry of healing, the mission of Baylor Scott & White Health is to promote thewell-being of all individuals, families and communities. Joiningour team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
Graduateof an Accredited Program
AmericanRegistry of Radiologic Technologist in Radiography (ARRT-R)
MedicalRadiologic Technologist (MRT) License
BasicLife Support (BLS) Certification
Main Hospital - 0 floor (10969)
2401 South 31st Street
RadiologyHealth - Hospital
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