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Hackensack Meridian Health Radiation Therapist (Per Diem) in Edison, New Jersey

Radiation Therapist (Per Diem)

JFK MEDICAL CENTER Edison Requisition #2022-115887 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursVaries Address65 James Street, Edison, 08820

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Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

Responsibilities

A Day in the life of a Radiation Therapist Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Positions patient in accordance with prescription and verifies with imaging. Disinfects treatment surfaces as per policy. Uses knowledge to make appropriate clinical decisions regarding patient care/set-up.

  • Verifies all parameters are met and accurate as per treatment plan prior to treatment delivery. Delivers calculated dose to treatment volume in accordance to prescription. Observes patient for reactions, signs and symptoms of physical or psychological stress on a daily basis in accordance with departmental procedures. Verbally communicates with patient regarding their daily well-being and counsels patient as necessary on a routine basis. Ensures patient compliance with lab tests.

  • Records warm-up data in QA software. Records daily patient dosage in patient record and records treatment in machine log. Ensures laboratory test results are entered into the patient record and signed by the physician. Maintains and cleans equipment. Maintains an ongoing inventory of treatment room and department supplies. Calls vendor to open service calls and maintains service logs.

  • Performs quality assurance on linear accelerators/CT simulator and EMR as per procedures. Collects all necessary information for monthly PI meeting including indicator reports. Serves as therapist representative at this meeting.

  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.

  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Graduate of a JRCERT approved Radiation Therapist education program required.

  • 2-3 years experience with Varian equipment preferred.

  • Ability to operate linear accelerators, conventional simulators, CT simulators, and Radiation Oncology computer information systems. Basic knowledge of physics and treatment planning. Experience with Varian equipment.

    Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  • Radiation Therapy License - R.T.

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification - ARRT.

    If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Our Network

Hackensack MeridianHealth(HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

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