Senior Radiation Therapist
Company: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Senior Radiation Therapist Requisition #: 197623
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Nov. 1, 2019
Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our
health system. When joining Johns Hopkins, you became part of a
diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and
the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career
opportunities are available in academic and community hospital
settings, home care services, physician practices, international
affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great
careers continually advance here.
POSITION SUMMARY :
Senior Radiation Therapists assist in localizing tumors,
participate in treatment planning and deliver high doses of
ionizing radiation prescribed by radiation oncologist. Senior
Radiation therapists are the primary liaison between patients and
other members of the radiation oncology team. They also provide a
link to other healthcare providers such as social workers and
dieticians. The senior radiation therapist must adhere to Johns
Hopkins Hospital policies and procedures, regulatory standards set
forth by JCAHO and HIPAA as well as the policies and procedures
stated in the Radiation Therapist policy and procedure manual. A
Class II therapist consistently demonstrates a high level of
professionalism, skill and teamwork while providing compassionate
and efficient patient care.
Day Shift, Full Time 40 hours 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Requires weekends and on-call.
Non - Exempt, Pay Grade: CO
Work Location, JHH 600 North Wolfe Street
B.S. degree preferred but not required. Graduate of an approved
radiation therapy technology program.
Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in
Current state certification for Medical Radiation Technologist.
Three to five years clinical experience in all modalities as a
radiation therapist, through an accredited radiation program.
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials,
radiation and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm
if established health precautions are followed. Works in normal
radiation therapy area where there are no physical discomforts due
to dust, dirt, noise and the like. Works with high level of
radiation throughout work day in controlled conditions. Work
requires assisting patients on and off treatment tables, lifting
focus blocks weighing up to thirty pounds up to ten percent of work
time, and continuous standing and walking. Work requires patient to
be treated correctly within a reasonable amount of time.
Johns Hopkins is a Smoke -Free campus.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any
other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Patients are the focus of everything we do at The Johns Hopkins
Hospital. From our beginnings in 1889 to the opening of our most
advanced patient facilities in 2012, our mission to advance patient
care, education, and research, continues to change the course of
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