This position is responsible for providing radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by the physician in accordance with established standards and practices.
Deliver accurately, a prescribed course of therapy as directed by a Radiation Oncologist. Deliver treatment with care, respecting the patient's rights and privacy. Maintain proper communication with the patient. Report any unusual reactions or events to the designated personnel and assist in emergency treatment. Observe radiation safety measures for the patient and staff.
Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient treatment records, films, summaries, and schedules. Bill accurately and in a timely manner for: treatments, simulation, port films, and treatment devices.
Exhibit competency in the proper operation and use of all radiation treatment machines.
Monitor, evaluate, and properly refer each patient daily for side effects, nutritional status, and prevention of generalized and localized side effects. Reinforce recommendations given to the patient by the Physician, Nurse, Dietitian, etc.
Maintain effective communication and working relationship with physicians, staff, patients and
Demonstrate problem solving and follow-through attitude to resolve issues/concerns.
Completes other duties (assigned or unassigned) to fulfill department needs.
Complete required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
Comply with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation, asbestos, and other hazardous substances.
Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served within the unit.
The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.