Menu

Radiation Therapist

at Ascension Health in Kankakee, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Details

+ Department: Radiation Oncology

+ Schedule: As Needed

+ Hospital: Ascension St Joseph Joliet and St Mary Imaging Center Bourbonnais

+ Location: Joliet and Bourbonnais Illinois

Benefits

Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.

Responsibilities

Take radiologic films providing quality images to physicians to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems.

+ Prepare and position patients for imaging and selects exposure factors accurately.

+ Prepare and administer contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.

+ Observe patient during procedure and report abnormal activity.

+ Monitor protocols and recommend updates or refinements as warranted.

+ Follow radiation safety procedures and guidelines.

+ Prevent patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation

+ Ensure prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers, and patient data/history)

+ Ensure equipment is properly functioning.

+ Report potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel.

+ Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate

+ Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area, and any other areas in department.

+ Position patients and select anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

Requirements

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American HeartAssociation or American Red Cross accepted.

+ One or more of the following required:

+ Cardiographic Tech credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

+ Limited Radiology Technician credentialed from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

+ Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Any specialty accepted. Temporary ARRT license allowed in lieu of permanent license. Radiologic Technologist issued by the Illinois Emergency Mgmt Agency required in combination with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Education:

+ High School diploma equivalency with 2 years of cumulative experience OR Associate’s degree/Technical degree OR 4 years of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088\EEOC\KnowYourRights\10\20.pdf) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088\EEOC\KnowYourRightsSp\10\20.pdf) poster.

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\%20English\formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify\Participation\_Poster\ES.pdf)

To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
How to Apply Copy Link

Job Posting: JC259176875

Posted On: May 15, 2024

Updated On: Jun 18, 2024

Please Wait ...