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Olathe Medical Center Radiation Therapist in Olathe, Kansas

Job Summary:

We welcome you to join the Oncology Services Team as a Radiation Therapist. In this role, you will be responsible for performing the accurate delivery of prescribed ionizing therapeutic radiation under the direction of a Radiation Oncologist, using a variety of complex techniques and equipment. Shares and coordinates key information through documentation and oral communication, with other members of the healthcare team. Ensures the ability to obtain and interpret information while considering each patient's specific needs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Vocational / Technical Graduate of Accredited school of Radiation Therapy Minimum

  • 1 - 3 Years Current knowledge of appropriate clinical practice, radiation protection and quality assurance, patient management and care, charges, basic dosimetry and equipment. Minimum

  • Mosaiq (Minimum proficiency)

  • Regulatory Knowledge: Regulations governing the use of radiation in medicine and quality control procedures (Minimum proficiency)

  • Other: Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Minimum Upon Hire

  • Other: License with the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. Minimum Upon Hire

  • Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) Minimum 30 Days

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Explains the routine treatment procedures to the patient including the method of communication between the patient and the therapist during treatment.

  • Reinforces instructions of the Radiation Oncologist regarding the treatment side effects and the care of the area being irradiated.

  • Prepares treatment room and equipment according to prescribed immobilization devices, field size, and treatment distance.

  • Transfers the patient safely to the couch giving special attention and care when catheters, IV's, oxygen, or other life support systems are in use.

  • Utilizes good judgment in carrying out the duties by understanding and responding appropriately to customer needs. When appropriate, voices concern to the Medical Director, Radiation Oncologists and Service Line Director when any fear regarding patient safety.

  • Accurately delivers the prescribed course of radiation therapy with minimal supervision.

    Benefit Highlights:

  • Medical/Vision/Dental

  • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% company match

  • 5 days of Paid Parental/Adoption Leave

  • $5k in Adoption Assistance per child

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Accrued PTO

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Voluntary Benefits, including: Life, Accidental Death or Dismemberment, Critical Illness, Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability, Hospital Indemnity, Pet, Identity Theft and Legal Insurance

  • Collaborative professional work environment

  • Reduced cafeteria rates (OMC location only)

  • Tuition Reimbursement so you can achieve your educational goals (up to $5,250/year)

    Disclosure: Benefits eligibility may vary based on position.

    Why Top Talent Join Olathe Health?

    Our mission is to help people through healing, health and happiness. Top performers want to be a part of something special…something with a purpose. We want the best and brightest health care professionals who are focused on providing compassionate, personalized care. And we are committed to continue to give our associates growth and developmental opportunities while providing a safe, inclusive and welcoming work environment to do their best work. We all strive to help each other as a team to deliver the best patient care possible. At Olathe Health, we believe that if we take care of our people, they will take care of everything else.

    From our modest beginnings with a 30-bed hospital in 1953 to a dynamic, regional health system with more than 2,400 associates today, Olathe Health continues to grow to meet the needs of our patients and the community. The system consists of Olathe Medical Center, Inc. (OMCI), Miami County Medical Center, Inc. (MCMC), and Olathe Health Physicians, Inc. (OHPI), a large physician corporation with 38 locations. The system offers a wide range of services and specialties for individuals in all stages of life, from primary care, pediatrics and maternity care to specialties, including oncology, surgery, orthopedics, spine, cardiology, home health and hospice.

    Several of our most recent honors as a system include:

  • Fortune/IBM Watson Health named OMC one of the 2021 Top 100 Hospitals.

  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded OMC and MCMC four-star ratings in 2021.

  • One of Ingram Magazine’s “2020 Best Companies to Work for” (large employer category) and one of the “Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses” (according to nurse.org).

    Great things are happening at Olathe Health and we would love for YOU to join our team today!

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