RADIATION THERAPIST - $20,000 Sign on Bonus / Full Time
Location: Rehoboth, Delaware
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 7034
$20,000 Sign on Bonus / Full Time
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by physician according to established standards and practices.
Two years experience as a radiation therapist preferred. Completion of course in radiation therapy.
Delivers a prescribed and planned course of radiation therapy to patients. Check prescription, diagnosis, chart, patient identification, etc.
Schedule patients and explain procedure pre- and post-treatment. Answer questions and reassure patient.
Interface with physicist, Dosimetrist and mold tech at initiation of treatment or when required.
Prepare room and equipment for patient according to the prescription, immobilization devices, field size, treatment devices, distance, lead (Pb), protection devices, etc.
Transfer patient to treatment couch. Be aware of I.V.'s and catheters, etc.
Withhold treatment if indicated by patient's condition, etc. Maintain visual and/or audible contact with patient during treatment.
Check daily treatment time and deliver prescribed dose. Maintain patient markings.
Change these according to physician's direction.
Documents daily assessment, treatment record and any other pertinent information.
Performs weekly check films of all treated areas; process and file same.
Reinforce recommendations given to the patient by the physician, dietitian, etc., concerning reaction to treatment and care of the radiated area (dressings, hygiene, etc.), prevention or treatment of generalized and local side effects.
Detects, reports and documents equipment malfunction to chief therapist, physicist and/or Radiation Oncologist.
Documents pertinent information in log book. Assist in tumor localization in simulator and works efficiently while performing procedure.
Obtains patient's consent for procedures when required.
Exercises sound professional judgment in treatment delivery.
Positions patient according to the setup instructions while respecting the patient's comfort and modesty.
Maintain records, reports, files as required. Collect statistics as directed.
Documents pertinent and legible information on the treatment record Maintains visual and audible contact with the patient throughout the treatment and avoids distractions.
Treats patient with empathy and a caring attitude on a constant basis.
Schedules patient's appointments with regards to their personal lives and needs.
Maintains treatment, darkrooms, materials and equipment as needed for patients in a ready state.
Demonstrates initiative and willingness to assist others when required. Utilizes spare time appropriately.
RADIATIONTHER - Radiation Therapist
BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
DE RADIATION - Delaware State Radiation license
Competencies and skills:
Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Location: BHC Health Campus-Building 2 BMC
Shift : Variable - may be required to cover other locations
Work Status: Full Time
We are experiencing tremendous growth which allows us to offer more services to more people in more locations. Beebe Healthcare offers you a healthy, supportive culture where you can truly flourish with an excellent patient-focused environment, and leading-edge technology. Working at Beebe provides a feeling of community and a place to call home away from home.
Join our team of heroes today to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.
Located in beautiful historic Lewes, Delaware, Beebe Healthcare offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, population and community health, women's health, and surgical services. In addition to the medical center, Beebe also operates three health campuses - Millville, Georgetown and Rehoboth Beach. These locations provide diagnostic imaging, lab services, walk-in care, and physical rehabilitation services. There are additional Beebe locations for primary care and specialty services in Milford, Millsboro, Long Neck (Millsboro), and Milton. Specialty practices include Beebe Cardiothoracic Surgery, Beebe Dermatology, Beebe Endocrinology, Beebe Diabetes Management, Beebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Beebe Gastroenterology, Beebe Urology, among others. Beebe Home Care Services has serving the people of Southern Delaware for decades. Beebe is also proud to offer a nursing school - the Ma...rgaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare, located in Lewes. Our Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Family practice physicians, specialists, internists, and several surgeons are available so residents do not have to travel long distances for quality medical treatment.