Alliance HealthCare Services Radiation Therapist in Brockton, Massachusetts
At Alliance Oncology, our team members focus on transforming the patient experience and delivering exceptional quality care. Our commitment to patient care and excellence are reasons Alliance Oncology is a national leader in radiation oncology. It’s also the reason why Alliance is the partner of choice for hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers to whom we offer the latest oncology technologies and care.
The Radiation Therapist will serve patients with high quality care.
This is a part-time position, 20-29 hours per week.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Delivers radiation treatment according to written prescription and treatment plan. Ensures safety in patient care through the consistent practice of departmental procedures for treatment administration. Treatment delivery includes identifying correct patient, escorting patient to treatment room, assisting patient onto the treatment table, positions patient for treatment, delivers radiation from the control room and assists the patient in exiting the treatment room.
Provides and ensures an environment of caring, concern and support for patients, visitors, medical staff and co-workers on a consistent basis.
Assures the quality of treatment delivery through the complete and accurate documentation of treatment records. Recognizes deviation from prescribed treatment delivery and reports all deviations to the Chief Therapist and/or Physicist.
Uses effective communication techniques and interpersonal skills to provide Explanations for treatment-related procedures. Explains treatment procedures to patient and/or family. Refers medical questions to appropriate personnel. Responds effectively to patient concerns. Observes patients for expected and unexpected reactions to treatments and communicates this to appropriate staff members. Reinforces patient education/side effect management information and indicates non-compliance to medical/nursing staff.
Independently performs patient simulations at the request of physician. Collects and documents data acquired during the simulation procedure. Accurately inputs treatment-related data into the EMR. Makes any appropriate patient–centric recommendations to the physician.
Assists as needed in all treatment-related procedures, including transporting patients, reviewing charts, and ordering supplies. The RT demonstrates the ability to recognize standard imaging / ARGT; and make the necessary to adjustments to insure high quality treatment.
Performs and documents daily and weekly QA checklist. Notifies appropriate clinical team members and documents of findings outside the normal range of operations. Participates in programs to measure and improve the quality of care within the Department. Able to use critical thinking to trouble shoot and often fix common quality issues.
Captures and verifies patient treatment charges.
One (1) to four (4) years’ experience as Radiation Therapist
The COVID-19 is/may be a condition of employment.
A division of Alliance HealthCare Services, we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.
Job Locations US-MA-Brockton
Category Healthcare - Oncology
Position Type PT2 (20 - 29)
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