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Radiation Therapist Part Time

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Radiation Therapist -- AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Vision, Medical & Dental Benefits from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Received Magnet - recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

    Our promise to you:
    Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It's about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that -together -we are even better.
    Schedule: - -Full Time days 40 Hours a week
    Shift: - -Monday - Friday
    Location: -Santa Fe Building
    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -9301 W 74th St, Suite 100 Merriam, KS 66204
    The community you'll be caring for:

    At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're -more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, -and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in -Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

    The role you'll contribute:
    The Radiation Therapist administers targeted doses of radiation as prescribed by a radiation oncologist. Assists in preparing sealed radioactive materials, calculates actual treatment dosages, and prepares equipment such as immobilization, treatment and protection. - Specific duties include: checking patient information; preparing room and equipment; patient and family communication; patient transport and transfer; performing radiation treatments; coordinating treatment and surgery schedules; monitoring patient vitals, maintaining department supplies; keeping records; and assisting with teaching.

    The value you'll bring to the team:

    • Monitors daily patient health, symptoms, and radiation induced side effects and alerts appropriate staff when additional care/follow-up is needed.
    • Monitors patient vitals, performs dressing changes, and provides appropriate clinical care and education when necessary.
    • Checks patient information and prepares treatment room and equipment according to radiation treatment plan.
    • Constructs immobilization devices to provide optimal positioning for radiation treatments.
    • Oversees patient scheduling including daily treatments, simulations, and coordination among physicians, surgical operating rooms, and patient transport and organizes care to ensure effective utilization of resources

Keywords: AdventHealth, Topeka , Radiation Therapist Part Time, Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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