Berkshire Health Systems Radiation Therapist in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Radiation Therapist - Full Time - Day Shift Pay Range: \$39+/hour for entry level. Pay based on experience. About Us: With its scenic natural beauty, the Berkshires serves as a source of inspiration for many and fosters a unique and vibrant community. Generations of families have come to the Berkshires for a weekend, a week, or a lifetime. Some seek rest and renewal while others seek quality of life and meaning. As the largest employer in Berkshire County, Berkshire Health Systems plays a vital role in the lives of both visitors and residents alike. At Berkshire Health Systems, we know that overall wellness is the result of healthy families, healthy environments, and healthy communities, not just excellent medical care. Therefore, we support our patients beyond the hospital, clinic, or medical office. We recognize that each of our patients has unique needs and challenges. We strive to make each experience with BHS one that is welcoming, personalized, and convenient for the patient. We make connections and promote community services that give patients the tools to live healthier lives. Responsibilities and Requirements Primary Function -Administers radiation treatments, simulations, dosimetry functions, and fabricates blocks in preparation for treatment -Requires initiative and independent judgment -Proper care of the client in accordance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures is required -Performs radiation therapy treatments as required in either a scheduled or emergent environment under the supervision of the Radiation Oncologist -Updates procedure manuals as needed -Manages daily treatment schedule of all assignments on the clinical equipment -Observes and demonstrates familiarity with all safety features in each clinical area -Works closely with reception, Nursing, and physician components in the provision of patient care Position Qualifications Experience -Minimum active exposure in approved program for Radiation Therapy Education and Training -Must have completed formal training from a JRCERT accredited radiation therapy program License, Certification & Registration -MALIC - Massachusetts Radiology License -CPR - CPR Required -ARRT(T) - Radiation Therapy Other Requirements -Ability to function independently and proficiently in a high stress, work intensive environment -Attendance at all mandatory education is required Benefits Berkshire Health Systems offers one of the most comprehensive Benefit Plans you can find! This includes but is not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Pension Plan and much more Berkshire Health Systems supports diversity in our workforce.