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CommonSpirit Health Radiation Therapist in BURIEN, Washington

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

  • Delivers accurate and therapeutic doses of external-beam radiation therapy to precisely-defined targets for curative and palliative treatment of cancer/benign neoplasms.

  • Delivers accurate and safe treatment to the patient providing the highest quality care by adhering to radiation safety practices and operating all equipment in a safe and proper manner. Works is performed by following a prescribed planned course of radiation therapy as prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist in accordance with standards of professional radiation therapy practice, department policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols.

  • Performs needed assessment, care and treatment planning for patient population.

  • Incumbents are also accountable for maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate journals, books and other literature and attending related seminars and conferences.

Essential Duties

  • Performs treatment assessment and planning to all patient groups in accordance with the physician treatment plan.

  • Delivers treatment to all patient groups using a linear accelerator in accordance with the physician treatment plan.

  • Completes all required documentation in the patient records and department logs.

  • Participates in Quality Assurance monitoring and quality control checks of the equipment and treatment charts.

  • Contributes to the efficient operations and workflow of the department by performing related general office duties.

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited program in Radiation Therapy Technology.

  • One year of directly related work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities preferred.

License/Certification

  • American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) (T) – required.

  • Current licensure as a Certified Radiological Technologist/Therapeutic - (Required) in Washington State.

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

  • Current membership in the American Society of Radiological Technologists (ASRT) is preferred.

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Requisition ID 2021-165737

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Oncology

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8:00am - 4:30pm

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Franciscan St. Anne Hospital

Location WA-BURIEN

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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