End Date: 6/30/2021
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Technician (Clinical)
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
To apply ionizing radiation to the patient in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the physician.
Under clinical supervision of the Chief, Radiation Therapist, Administrative Director Radiation Oncology, and the professional direction of a radiation oncologist, performs various radiation therapy treatments and/or simulations at a technical level requiring minimal supervision of technical details.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:
Frequent contact with nursing, support staff, physicians, physicists, dosimetrists, social workers, escort personnel, Clinical Engineering, patients, and their families. Some contact with service personnel and maintenance staff
DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
Chief Radiation Therapist, Administrative Director and Radiation Oncologist
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
-Minimum 5 years of experience in specialty and employed a minimum of 2 years at Christiana Care
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Strong knowledge in the field of Radiation Oncology
Knowledge in medical terminology
Knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Skill in math, science, oral and written communication.
Skill in organization.
Proficient use of computers
Ability to properly operate all equipment.
Ability to assess the needs of the patient.
Ability to react positively in an emergency situation.
Board certification in Radiation Therapy Technology (ARRT)
State of Delaware licensure as Radiation Therapist; Maryland License may be required
Frequent standing, walking, lifting, pushing and pulling patients; frequent lifting of heavy objects
Clean, spacious comfortable environment. Minimal exposure to radiation. Possible exposure to disease bearing specimens, gases, chemicals, and elements.
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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.
Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.
We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.
ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.
At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.
Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.
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