Organization: Adventist Health Bakersfield
Primary Location: United States-California-Bakersfield
Job Posting: Apr 23, 2019, 12:04:57 AM
Shift: Day Shift
Adventist Health Bakersfield is comprehensive health care organization serving the city of Bakersfield and outlying communities of Kern County. Our deep roots in Kern County reflect more than a century’s worth of providing exceptional, faith-based health care services. Adventist Health Bakersfield is consistently ranked as the region’s Most Preferred Hospital and has been named a Distinguished Hospital by Healthgrades for three years in a row, putting SJCH in the top 5 percent in the nation for quality and excellence.
Adventist Health Bakersfield is A comprehensive health care network—including a 254-bed acute care hospital, The AIS Cancer Center, three Quest Imaging locations and the Adventist Health Physicians Network. With its central location and access to some of the most affordable housing on the west coast, it’s no surprise that Adventist Health Bakersfield is helping to pave the way for community growth.
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Radiation Therapist (Outpatient) who:
Administers ionizing irradiation to patients in accordance with prescriptions and instructions from department physicians.
Delivers the prescribed course of radiation therapy by checking prescription, diagnosis chart, and patient identification. Explains procedures to patient, means of communication during treatment, and basic treatment procedure. Delivers prescribed daily dose to patient, observing radiation safety measures for patient and personnel.Prepares room and equipment for patient according to prescription or simulation regarding immobilization devices, etc., transfers patient to treatment couch, giving attention to the special needs of the patient.Observes patients for unusual reactions and for signs and symptoms of developing complications during treatment, reporting reactions and complications to supervisor and department physicianMaintains a variety of records, including, records of daily treatment; maintains and regularly reviews patient charts to eliminate errors and to ensure that blood counts and special reports are properly recorded.Provides clinical supervision and evaluates students' practical ability to perform procedures.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in radiological technology or equivalent (some certifications will require Bachelor's): Preferred
Master's Degree: Preferred
Experience in radiologic technology: Preferred
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Preferred
Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and Certification of Radiologic Technologist (CRT)and Fluoroscopy Permit from the state of practice, Department of Health Services: Required