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Radiation Therapist - Cancer Center

Company: Portneuf Medical Center
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:


Who We Are Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation's most prestigious healthcare systems, Portneuf Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. Our mission statement "World Class Care, every patient, every time" helps us focus on what truly matters: You. And our commitment is to make sure our patients receive amazing care every time they have contact with Portneuf Medical Center. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Portneuf family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you. We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Radiation Therapist to join our team!

What You'll Do The Radiation Therapist will plan and apply ionizing radiation to the patient in accordance with the prescription and instructions from the radiation oncologist or radiation physicist. They provide specific care to patients during treatment and educate patients regarding procedures as well as how to deal with radiation reactions. In accordance with the prescription and instructions of a radiation oncologist, they produce an external beam treatment plan for each patient, with alternatives if necessary, either by the use of a treatment planning computer. Radiation therapists must observe radiation safety measures for patients, personnel and visitors. The Therapist delivers the treatment and promptly and accurately documenting the treatment and any notes into the electronic medical record. The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Prepares for treatment
  • Assesses and educates patient
  • Delivers prescribed dose of radiation
  • Maintains accurate records
  • Performs collaborative duties What We Offer Competitive pay and benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision/401(k) match. Generous paid time off, holidays, extended illness bank, paid basic life insurance and long term disability. Portneuf Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    What You'll Bring
    • Must hold or obtain current licensure as an RTT with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalent.
    • Must hold or obtain current BLS.
    • Writing/editing skills necessary to produce appropriate documentation and communications.
    • Must have an understanding of computers and applications.
    • Comprehension of standard radiation therapy techniques; principles of radiation physics.
    • Must be able to take verbal instruction and practically apply it without direct supervision.

Keywords: Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello , Radiation Therapist - Cancer Center, Healthcare , Pocatello, Idaho

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