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CommonSpirit Health Radiation Therapist in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Overview

The Woodlands Hospital a primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Position Summary:

Operates radiation therapy equipment in order to simulate and/or treat patients for malignancies. Completes required documentation in medical records, completes charge procedures and Performs quality assurance checks to verify accuracy of all procedures performed.

Responsibilities

  • Performs patient’s simulations under direction of physician, which includes patient alignment, portal marking and chart documentation

  • Supply data for and assist in fabrication and/or designs patient immobilization and treatment devices, such as vaculocks, bolus and aquaplast masks

  • Assists in dosimetry procedures, including obtaining patient parameters.Save (https://dignityhealth.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppJob&action=jobEdit&id=171839&tab=RQ_DESCRIPTION&hashed=-232815331#!)

  • Educates patients regarding simulation, treatment procedures and possible reactions (as directed by physician/nurse)

  • Observes patient for treatment reactions and reports reactions to physician/nurse

  • Assists in emergency procedures as necessary

  • Delivers a prescribed planned course of radiation therapy, which includes review of prescription, diagnosis, medical record and patient identification. In addition, Prepares room and equipment for patient treatments including set-up of immobilization devices, field size, treatment distance, shielding devices, etc.

  • Monitors patient and equipment during treatment and/or simulation reporting any unusual circumstances, such as patient movement, equipment malfunction, etc.

  • Completes daily quality checks on treatment and simulator equipment. Maintains accurate documentation of quality checks. Documents and reports all variances and Initiates proper follow-up

  • Coordinates patient simulator/treatment schedules

  • Records accurate daily patient billing

  • Participates in the clinical education of radiation therapy students

  • Performs other related duties as requested or assigned

Qualifications

Education:

Associate’s Degree

Graduate of an Accredited School of Radiation Therapy

Licensure Required:

Registered by American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)

Licensed by Texas Medical Board as a Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT)

Licensed RRT

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of simulation and radiation therapy equipment

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Requisition ID 2021-171839

Employment Type Full Time

Department Radiology

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm)

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Campus

Location TX-THE WOODLANDS

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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