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Radiation Therapist

Company: Ascension
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

DetailsSign-on bonus: $5,000.00Department: Radiation TherapySchedule: Full Time Mon-Fri 7a-3:30p or 8a-4:30pHospital: Ascension St Mary & Elizabeth Medical CenterLocation: Chicago, ILAscension Saint Mary - Chicago is Magnet-recognized by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, we rank in the top seven percent of all U.S. hospitals for nursing excellenceBenefitsPaid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.ResponsibilitiesAdminister radiation therapy by exposing specific areas of the patient's body to prescribed doses of radiation.Prepare and position patients and select anatomic parameters accurately.Deliver appropriate patient treatment plan in collaboration with physician and dosimetrist.Maintain detailed records of all therapy sessions.Maintain and adjust necessary equipment, including linear accelerator.Position patients and select anatomic and technical parameters accurately.Ensure all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.Ensure prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers, and patient data/history).Assist 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.RequirementsLicensure / Certification / Registration:BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.Radiation Therapist credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.Education:High School diploma equivalency with 2 years of cumulative experience OR Associate'sdegree/Technical degree OR 4 years of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.Additional PreferencesNo additional preferences.Why Join Our TeamAscension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerAscension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.Pay Non-Discrimination NoticePlease 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 from applicants.E-Verify StatementThis employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verifyby Jobble

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