Radiation Therapist - Radiation Oncology, Casual, Days

Εταιρεία: Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Είδος εργασίας: Μερική απασχόληση

Job Description
This is a Casual, as needed position located at Lake Forest Hospital, but will require travel between both the Lake Forest and Grayslake campuses.
The Radiation Therapist reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
Responsibilities:
Reviews radiation doses and other appropriate computations from tables or computerized treatment plans.
Conducts simulations to develop patient treatment plans and ensure effective delivery of radiation therapy.
Administers radiation therapy in accordance with treatment plan.
Assesses patient during daily treatments for reactions or changes in physical/mental performance; reports changes to radiation oncologist, as necessary, for further assessment.
Maintains communication with patient and family members explaining procedures to be performed, reinforcing instructions from the radiation oncologist and providing continual reassurance.
Operates and maintains equipment; notifies appropriate personnel of problems.
Charts treatment parameters and records daily treatment information.
Ability to download and transfer electronic patient data into hospital EMR system.
Works on patient focus studies
Actively participates in patient satisfaction results
Participates in ACoS, ACR and Joint Commission surveys as necessary.
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