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Radiation Therapist (Siteman Cancer Center - Graham Road) - PRN

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule -
  • Non-Benefit Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1214055
    Employment Status: PRN
    More Information:

    Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

    Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

    The Radiation Department is an outpatient department providing radiation therapy to not only outpatients but hospitalized patients as well. The majority of patient are in need of treatment for malignant tumors. On occasion, a benign disease will be treated and histologically benign tumors, which behave in a malignant fashion, are also treated. Patients range in age from 18 years and above. The radiation oncology department performs simulation and 3D simulation, dosimeter, and radiation treatment procedures on oncology patients to the specifications and standards established by the department Medical Director, state, and federal regulations. This includes brachytherapy and Teletherapy (including Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy).


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Performs patient treatments utilizing ionizing radiation under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist.


    Responsibilities

  • Prepares patient and chart prior to start of procedure.  
  • Delivers accurate and consistent treatments to patients.
  • Completes treatment process and coordinates patient scheduling.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • - Radiation Therapy

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • R.T.(T)

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Radiation Therapy

     


    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer