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Radiation Therapist

Baylor St Luke's Medical Center Houston, Texas
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The posted compensation range of $39.78 - $57.69 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-347274 Employment Type Full Time Department Radiation Oncology-Cancer Ctr Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Remote No Category Radiology
Overview

Situated in the vibrant city of Houston, TX, the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center stands as a beacon of hope and healing, proudly affiliated with Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine. In the spring of 2023, the Cancer Center embarked on a new chapter with the inauguration of the O’Quinn Medical Tower, a testament to progress and innovation. Within our brand-new facility, the Radiation Oncology Department boasts a welcoming clinic space on the first floor, where cutting-edge Varian equipment, including Halcyon and Edge LINACs, and the Bravos HDR unit, awaits alongside two wide-bore Siemens CT simulators. Experience the seamless integration of motion management through AlignRT across all machines and simulators. Here, Baylor College of Medicine's physicians stand ready to provide compassionate care and expertise, supported by dedicated onsite physics and dosimetry support.

Join us in our commitment to healing and hope at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, where every patient is treated with compassionate care beyond cancer.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

• Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
• Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
• Flexible spending accounts
• Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
• Matching Retirement Programs
• Wellness Programs


Responsibilities

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.

POSITION 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.
  • 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 and Licensure Required:

  • Associate’s Degree (required)
  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Radiation Therapy (required)
  • Registered by American Registry of Radiologic Technologist as a Radiation Therapist R.T.(T)(ARRT) (required)
  • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) (required)

Experience:

  • Knowledge of simulation and radiation therapy equipment
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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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