We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Perform simulations, brachytherapy procedures and deliver radiation therapy treatment to patients as prescribed by the radiation oncologist, maintaining accurate records of treatments.Administer planned course of radiation therapy as prescribed by the radiation oncologist.
1.1 Greet each patient in a warm and compassionate manner as they are escorted to the treatment room, explaining the treatment procedure to the patient and addressing any questions or concerns they may have in a professional and caring manner.1.2 Render proper care and comfort to the patient, when positioning and immobilizing patient, and utilize correct accessory equipment according to treatment plan.1.3 Verify prescription, diagnosis and patient identification at first treatment with 100% accuracy in accordance with departmental policy and procedure of proper patient identification.1.4 Before delivering each treatment, verify the prescription and verify the mechanics of the treatment plan 100% of the time in accordance with the treatment parameters outlined on the treatment plan to ensure proper delivery.1.5 Can independently kv/kv image, cone beam image and mv image on a daily basis and ability to trouble shoot when problems arise.1.6 Select and deliver the proper prescribed energy and dose according to the treatment plan with no more than 1 discrepancy per year, maintaining constant audio/visual contact with the patient, assuring privacy and dignity to each patient.1.7 Perform the proper imaging procedure the first day of treatment and ensure that physician has approved images prior to treatment. Follow the imaging guidelines as prescribed by the physician and verify that images are reviewed by a physician daily. 1.8 Perform morning QA as assigned.1.9 Participate in therapists' call rotation
We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:
Education: Graduate of an approved program in radiation therapy. Licensure: Certifications: Registration in radiation therapy by the ARRT or registry eligible.
Current BLS before assigned to care for patients independently.
If registry eligible, must attempt registry within two months of employment and pass before six months post hiring date. All staff therapists shall submit a copy of their registry renewal prior to expiration date annually.
Other: Demonstrates competency in the area of radiation therapy. Preferred Other: Good communication skills and ability to work with a diverse group of coworkers. Good computer skills.
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.