Radiation Therapist

Regular Full-Time

Location:

901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

Job Category:

CentraState Medical Center

Primary Shift:

Day

Work Schedule:

8A-4P

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Overview

CentraState Healthcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company.

 

Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState is seeking a per diem Radiation Therapist. The Radiation Therapist applies ionizing radiation to patients in accordance with the prescription and instruction of the Radiation Oncologist. Organizes and administers professional and compassionate care to all patients in accordance with the objectives, and policies and procedures of the hospital and the department

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age and special needs of the patients cared for.
  • Checks the prescription, diagnosis, chart, consent form and patient identification.
  • Explains procedure to patient, means of communication during treatment and procedure to follow if emergency arises during treatment.
  • Prepares room and equipment for patient including immobilization devices, treatment parameters, etc.
  • Maintains patient’s treatment markings and keeps complete and precise treatment records.
  • Observes patients for unusual reactions and events and reports to Radiation Oncologist; assists in emergency treatment as needed.
  • Works in conjunction with the Radiation Oncologist and Dosimetry to accurately localize tumor volumes and plan radiotherapy.
  • Fabricates appropriate immobilization devices to maximize reproducibility of treatments.
  • Responsible for tattooing the patient according to departmental policy.
  • Reports any treatment absences to the nurse and/or Radiation Oncologist.
  • Maintains daily QA records to assure optimal functioning of the CT simulator, Linear.
  • Fabricates cerrobend blocks for treatments according to Radiation Oncologist design.
  • Maintains a safe Mold Room environment.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement activities regarding treatment floor.
  • Maintains patient first, holistic approach to patient care.

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Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Or Equivalent Required
  • Formal training at an AMA approved Radiation Therapy School. Must have completed either two (2) years of Radiation Therapy training or two (2) years of x-ray training and one (1) year Radiation Therapy training.
  • Related Experience Preferred
  • State license / New Jersey Required
  • ARRT Certification Required
  • Additional Certification/Licensure Requirements
  • ARRT certification eligibility acceptable. Must maintain CE requirements and CPR certification
  • Strong customer service skills

 

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.

 

When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState Healthcare System, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.

 

CentraState Healthcare System, is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.