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Providence Health & Services Radiation Therapy Technologist in Santa Monica, California

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Providence is calling a Radiation Therapy Technologist for a Per Diem/Day Shift to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA

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We are seeking a Radiation Therapy Technologist who will administer prescribed dose of ionizing radiation according to physicians written prescription and established departmental policy and procedures. Performs adjuvant procedures which aid in the management of patient care.

In this position you will:

  • Performs patient and department assessment.

  • Participates in goal directed plan based on outcomes.

  • Implements role based on department and hospital standards.

  • Participates in evaluating effectiveness of duties.

  • Participates in identifying patient/significant other learning needs and demonstrates measures to meet these.

  • Skin care management.

  • Delegates to appropriate team members.

  • Demonstrates applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care appropriate to the age of patients served.

  • Demonstrates competency in selected skills including, but not limited to:

  • Administers prescribed radiation therapy treatments to patients.

  • Fabricates immobilization devices.

  • Calculates monitor units for treatment fields.

  • Performs dosimetry.

  • Performs patient teaching.

  • Uses 2500 and 4/100 Linear Accelerator, including daily warm-up and QC.

  • Performs simulation.

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regards to:

  • Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality.

  • Positive public relation image and working relationships.

  • Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence.

  • Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety films, CPR, infection control and annual physical.

  • Participates in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:

  • Attending and participating in team meetings.

  • Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects.

  • Mission, vision and team ground rules.

  • Demonstrates documentation on patient care records and unit forms.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an approved American Registry of Radiologic Therapy Program or equivalent educ/experience

  • Current California Registered Therapist License (C.R.T.) within the first three (3) months of employment

  • Current American Registry Radiation Therapist License, (A.R.R.T.) within the first three (3) months of employment

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people

  • Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills

  • Must be able to prioritize, organize, and coordinate care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year experience

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiation Therapy

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 315493

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