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Banner Health Radiation Therapist in Greeley, Colorado

Primary City/State:

Greeley, Colorado

Department Name:

Banner Staffing Services-WR

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Primary Location Starting Range:

$40.00/hr - $40.00/hr

In accordance with Colorado’s EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.

A rewarding travel career that fits your life. Short-term assignments include flexible shifts and allow you to explore different parts of the country. Banner Travel’s pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer orientation in the country’s most advanced simulation center.

With Banner Health Travel you can enjoy the unparalleled outdoor adventures, festivals and cosmopolitan cities of Colorado in the summer, and world-class resorts, breathtaking national parks, and historic Western towns, all winter long in Arizona.

For over 20 years, Banner Health Travel has provided healthcare professionals, opportunities to work in a variety of clinical settings within one of the country’s leading health systems. Our amazing travel program allows the ultimate in flexible scheduling options combined with a superior compensation structure.

As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy a wide variety of professional benefits, including:

  • Up to $1000 Completion bonus for every 13-week assignment

  • Priority placement

  • All shifts available

  • Full-time assignment with guaranteed hours

  • Flexible start dates

  • Per mile travel reimbursement

  • Excellent, competitive pay

  • License & certification reimbursement

  • Affordable medical benefits - 403(b)/Health/Vision/Dental/Life

  • Private housing (or salary in lieu)

  • Paid orientation

  • Personal travel team to assist you

  • Work Registry/PRN when not in an assignment to keep you busy all year

  • Work-life balance to explore all the adventures your travel assignment has to offer!

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POSITION SUMMARY

This position performs prescribed planned course of radiation therapy as directed by following department/facility policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols and in accordance with standards of professional radiation therapy practice. Performs needed assessment, care and treatment planning for patient population.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Performs radiation therapy treatments by following and verifying referring providers’ orders. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.

  2. Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes.

  3. Operates treatment and treatment planning equipment to include simulation in accordance with departmental policy. Prepares treatments and administers prescribed doses in accordance with established policies. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.

  4. Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures in accordance with established policies.

  5. Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to radiation safety practices. Ensures the safe receipt, administration, storage, and disposal of radioactive materials utilizing ALARA principles.

  6. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiation oncology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

  7. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department.

  8. Independently performs prescribed radiation therapy procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols to patients. Internal customers: All levels of radiation oncology, nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients, caregivers and family members.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess a strong knowledge of clinical care as normally obtained through an Associate degree in radiation oncology or related field.

Requires national certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensure by the state regulatory agency if applicable. BLS certification required.

Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment relative to the area of work. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, and be safety conscious. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson or BUMC-P Whole Health Counseling must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Previous radiation therapy experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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