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Sanford Health Lead Radiation Therapist - Joe Lueken Cancer Center - FT in Bemidji, Minnesota

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Facility: Joe Lueken Cancer Center
Location: Bemidji, MN
Address: 1233 34th St NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Applies ionizing radiation to patients as directed. Participates in preparation of patients for treatment planning, including immobilization, setup positions, field demarcation, and patient data entry, simulations, all Intensity-modulated radiation therapy quality assurance (IMRT QA), warm up, and calibration. Possesses a good understanding of radiation therapy principle including dosimetry, treatment planning, radiation protection, and the nature and spread of cancer. Performs daily imaging and delivers daily prescribed therapeutic radiation doses to radiation therapy patients safely and accurately. The therapist incorporates their technical knowledge of the equipment and expertise of clinical treatment set-up, anatomical landmarks, treatment recording and management during patient care. The therapist must be able to interact effectively and accurately with patients and their family members, physicians, healthcare workers, and radiation oncology department personnel. Possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to be proficient in accurate delivery of prescribed doses of radiation, safety of patient during treatment, and documentation of patient care in the patient treatment record and inpatient chart (if applicable). A patient's sensitivity and confidentiality must be practiced at all times with adherence all HIPAA compliance standards. The therapist develops an understanding of the patient's physical and emotional status and reports that to the appropriate staff. Ability to work with growth and development needs of all client populations.

Qualifications

Completion of radiation therapy course from an approved school or accredited program. Previous experience preferred.

Registered or eligible for registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) within one year of hire is required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0151980
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No