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AMITA Health Radiation Therapist, Part-time in Kankakee, Illinois

We Are Hiring

We are hiring for a Part-time Radiation Therapist at AMITA Health St Mary Hospital Kankakee.

This position will work 20 hours per week on the day shift, Monday-Friday

What You Will Do

Administer radiation therapy by exposing specific areas of the patient's body to prescribed doses of radiation.

  • Prepare and position patients and select anatomic parameters accurately.

  • Deliver appropriate patient treatment plan in collaboration with physician and dosimetrist.

  • Maintain detailed records of all therapy sessions.

  • Maintain and adjust necessary equipment, including linear accelerator.

  • Position patients and select anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

  • Ensure all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.

  • Ensure prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers, and patient data/history).

  • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area, and any other areas in department.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

  • Radiation Therapist credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

Additional Preferences

  • Two years of experience as a Radiation Therapist preferred

Why Join Our Team

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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