Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/12/2022

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Radiation Ther Tech – Radiation Therapy – Per Diem | RT License or Temporary License Required | ARRT certification or eligible for certification with one year to obtain

I. Position Function:

Reporting directly to the Administrative Manager and Chief Radiation Oncologist, delivers an accurate prescribed radiation dose to patients and/or specimens with regard to immobilization devices, field size, treatment distance, radiation shielding, and compensating devices.

II. Job Relationships:

Reports directly to the Administrative Manager and Chief Radiation Oncologist.

III. Authority:

IV. A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,

and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."

Maintain neat, orderly, accurate, and current treatment records of daily tumor dose, cumulative tumor dose, and daily treatment times, portal films, positions of skin marks to locate treatment fields and compliance with prescribed changes in treatment.

Reports immediately to the Radiation Oncologist any unusual reactions or events observed while patient is under treatment.

Assists in simulations and dosimetry.

Assists in the instruction of students.

Maintain a high quality of radiation safety measures.

Periodic On-call duties as scheduled.

Maintains cleanliness and order of working area.

Maintains supplies as needed.

Delivers an accurate prescribed radiation dose to patients and blood products.

Maintain a professional working atmosphere and work harmoniously with all members of the Radiation Oncology staff.

B. Responsibilities/Non-Essential Functions:

V. Reporting Requirements:

VI. Accountability:

VII. Qualifications:

Minimum Education:

Level of knowledge generally obtained through completion of an approved and accredited program in Radiation Therapy, with successful completion of registration in same.

Preferred Education:

Associates degree in Radiation Oncology.

Minimum Experience:

Level of knowledge generally obtained through completion of an approved and accredited program in Radiation Therapy, with successful completion of registration in same.

Minimum skills/abilities:

Interpersonal skills sufficient to satisfactorily explain the examination process to patients.

Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with physicians and other health care professionals.

Must be certified by the ARRT and fulfill the necessary continuing education requirements for renewal of Massachusetts RT. license.

Certification/Licensure: Possess a valid Massachusetts State RT license or temporary license and ARRT certification or eligible for certification with one year to obtain.

Training:

Special Qualifications:


Additional Information

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic

Important COVID message

Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online