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Radiation Therapy Tech - Canton Potsdam Hospital

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU

At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

SUMMARY

As a Radiation Therapy Technologist, your superior customer service skills and empathy for patients, along with you strong attention to detail allows you to deliver precise doses of radiation while ensuring patients the highest level of comfort possible.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Per diem

LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Radiation Oncology

SCHEDULE: 8AM-4PM

ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Compassionate, kind and patient focused
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Graduate of 2 yr. Radiation Therapist Program
  • NYS Licensure as Radiation Therapist required OR must hold NYS permit and obtain licensure within six months of hire.
  • ARRT certification preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Care. Perform simulations for treatment under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist; construct immobilization devices and custom shielding; schedule patient appointments; deliver prescribed therapeutic doses of radiation; take port films and labels to be checked appropriately; record treatment records, including dose addition, documentation of port films, adjustments in prescriptions, diagrams, blocking and landmark
  • Quality Control & Documentation. Ensure quality control procedures on equipment; keep daily Log Sheets, including documentation of inpatients, finishes, new courses, new patients, electron patients and non-malignant cases; keep necessary records for department statistics

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $37.00 - $52.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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