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Radiation Therapist

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: May 30, 2024

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Radiation Therapist for a job in Killeen, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiation Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    JOB SUMMARYThe Radiation Therapist, under the general supervision of a Radiation Oncologist, performs radiation therapy procedures on ambulatory and hospital patients as requested by a physician or other licensed provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
    • Performs high-quality radiation therapy procedures, according to exam protocol, in a timely manner.
    • Maintains production and quality of imaging procedures by following established standards and procedures.
    • Utilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to identify patient service requirements, ensure the correct exam is performed on the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and others.
    • Instructs and communicates with patients and their families regarding the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability to tolerate the exam.
    • Prepares patient and area for the procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position, and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements, infection control, drug and radiation policies, protocols, and techniques.
    • Uses proper sterile techniques when setting up and performing invasive multimodality procedures and maintains hand hygiene requirements.
    • Maintains equipment and work area to meet quality and cleanliness standards.
    • Works with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational capabilities of the equipment. Reports issues to management or the appropriate department.
    • Assists in maintaining supplies inventory.
    • Ensures people are safe to enter the department by screening them according to approved policies and procedures.
    • Obtains, verifies, and maintains all relevant documentation such as requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status, and shielding precautions taken, consent forms, policies, procedures, etc.
    • Maintains medical imaging records in the appropriate system and according to department policies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner.KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
      • Able to perform high-quality radiation therapy procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner.
      • Able to explain the procedure and put patients at ease.
      • Able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner in compliance with established System and regulatory standards, policies, and procedures.
      • Able to perform tasks alone without the need for routine oversight.
      • Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve issues.
      • Able to effectively administer first aid and use the emergency cart.
      • Able to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times, providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing patient satisfaction scores, and developing action plans when required.
      • Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education, and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult, and geriatric.
      • Able to serve as a preceptor by providing quality training to new team members and on new services and initiatives.
      • Able to take calls, if required.BENEFITSOur competitive benefits package includes the following
        • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
        • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS

          • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -----------------ARRT-T Radiation Therapy (ARRT-T): Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy (ARRT-T).
            Recruiter: Courtney MayberryBaylor Scott and White Job ID #24006341. Posted job title: Radiation TherapistAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthAs the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform - MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans.Benefits
            • Holiday Pay
            • Continuing Education
            • 401k retirement plan
            • Wellness and fitness programs
            • Employee assistance programs
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Benefits start day 1
            • Life insurance
            • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Killeen , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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