Therapist - Radiation
Company: Ascension, A43
Posted on: December 4, 2019
We Are Hiring
Therapist - Radiation - Radiation Oncology Anc 001 - Full-Time -
Days - 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Monday - Friday. Lourdes Hospital -
More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job.
It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality
healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and
Why Join Ascension?
Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually
centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of
individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes
medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care
Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous
specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus,
Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12
convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and
Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various
nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a
medical services van deliver health services out into the region,
making health care more easily accessible to surrounding
Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization
dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum
of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health
systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering
compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most
in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of
persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As our Radiation Therapist, you will truly make a difference on the
lives of those suffering from cancer and their families by
supporting them through the treatment process. You will work under
the guidance of the Radiation Oncologist and other healthcare
professionals to care and treat these patients.
--- Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic parameters
--- Delivers appropriate patient treatment plan in collaboration
with physician and dosimetrist.
--- Maintains detailed records of all therapy sessions.
--- Maintains and adjusts necessary equipment, including linear
--- Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical
--- Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency
--- Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and
documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and
--- Assists in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly department to
include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film
storage area and any other areas in department.
What You Will Need
--- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or
job transfer date.
- Radiologic Technologist credentialed from the New York Department
of Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Renewal
of NYS RT required every 4 years.
--- Preferred Credential(s):
- Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiation Therapy
credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
(ARRT). Renewal of ARRT required every 2 years.
Education & Work Experience:
--- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
--- None required.
--- 1 - 2 years experience preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial
Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and
regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to
all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on
merit, qualifications and abilities.
Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion,
gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty,
any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran
in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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