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Radiation Therapist, Per Diem, Day Shift-8 Hr, Radiation Oncology

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission. Since our founding in 1905 as the Glendale Sanitarium, countless patients have entrusted our physicians, nurses and associates with their healthcare needs. Today, we are the largest medical center serving the San Fernando Valley. As we continue to grow and evolve to better meet the needs of the communities we serve, we know that exceptional healthcare is more than medicine. It's about how we choose to care for our patients and each other - taking time to listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold a hand, even to pray. This is who we are, who we have always been - it is what we do best. In the 2019-20 Regional Rankings List by U.S. News & World Report, Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) ranked #17 in California and #10 in the LA Metro Area. Adventist Health Glendale also received its 11th consecutive A grade from patient safety organization The Leapfrog Group, the only hospital in Glendale or Burbank to receive the top grade. We're looking for someone to join our team as a Radiation Therapist who: Administers ionizing irradiation to patients in accordance with prescriptions and instructions from department physicians. Essential Functions: Delivers the prescribed course of radiation therapy by checking prescription, diagnosis chart, and patient identification. Explains procedures to patient, means of communication during treatment, and basic treatment procedure. Delivers prescribed daily dose to patient, observing radiation safety measures for patient and personnel. Prepares room and equipment for patient according to prescription or simulation regarding immobilization devices, etc., transfers patient to treatment couch, giving attention to the special needs of the patient. Observes patients for unusual reactions and for signs and symptoms of developing complications during treatment, reporting reactions and complications to supervisor and department physicianMaintains a variety of records, including, records of daily treatment; maintains and regularly reviews patient charts to eliminate errors and to ensure that blood counts and special reports are properly recorded. Provides clinical supervision and evaluates students' practical ability to perform procedures. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. QualificationsYou'll be successful with the following qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree in radiological technology or equivalent (some certifications will require Bachelor's): PreferredMaster's Degree: Preferred Work Experience: Experience in radiologic technology: Preferred Required Licenses/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: PreferredRegistered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and Certification of Radiologic Technologist (CRT): RequiredFluoroscopy Permit from the state of practice, Department of Health Services: Preferred Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Keywords: Adventist Health, Glendale , Radiation Therapist, Per Diem, Day Shift-8 Hr, Radiation Oncology, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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