HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Supv Radiation Oncology in Salem VA, Virginia
Starting in 1909 as a 26-bed facility in the Roanoke Valley, LewisGale has been dedicated to caring for and preserving life for more than a century. Today, our health system has grown to include four hospitals, two cancer centers, six outpatient centers, and 700 affiliated physicians. Our expansive network stretches from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, giving us the privilege to serve more than 250,000 patients each year.
Our Mission and Vision at LewisGale above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The vision of LewisGale is to be recognized as the healthcare provider and the employer of choice in Southwest Virginia.
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At HCA, we believe our success is dependent on a Healthy Work Environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture. At the heart of everything we do is applying the same compassion and commitment we have for our patients to our co-workers and colleagues. We work hard to create a place where employees feel empowered to provide the best care possible and experience a rewarding career.
Our commitment to a Healthy Work Environment includes a focus on five key areas - Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation/Rewards and Staffing. We know if we do well in each of these areas, our employees will be able to provide the safest, highest-quality and most compassionate service to our patients.**
*Summary of Key Responsibilities: *
The Radiation Therapist Supervisorfunctions as an integral member of the radiation oncology team.The Radiation Therapist Supervisor is responsible for accurately delivering the prescribed course of treatment to each patient and closely monitoring and reporting any discrepancies in the patient set up. In addition the Radiation Therapist Supervisor is responsible for day to day clinical activities, staff treatment schedules, lunch coverage, vacation schedules/coverage. Assist in developing policies and procedures as well as the daily billing process. The Radiation Therapist Supervisor will participate in departmental call coverage per schedule.
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include but are not limited to: Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance of treatment, assessment, and implementation of the prescribed treatment plan. Maintains departmental schedule, vacation coverage and other PTO requests. Monthly staff meetings, tech meetings. Displays professional conduct essential to the well-being of the radiation oncology patient. Demonstrates knowledge of the specific conditions, diseases, and treatment therapies for the patient population of the department. Recognizes changes in the patient's status/condition and reports to appropriate personnel. Demonstrates effective verbal and electronic communication skills in order to maintain an accurate Electronic Medical Record. Utilizes treatment accessories to accurately reproduce the radiation treatment. Expertise in the technical aspects of radiation oncology to include simulation and treatment processes to ensure optimal radiation treatment delivery. Ensures that all QA procedures are complete and within tolerances before proceeding with patient treatment as outlined in department policies and procedures (any abnormalities/inconsistencies should be reported to the proper authority). Works closely with the Radiation Oncologist and therapy team to construct immobilization devices or custom blocking techniques that are conducive to conformal radiation therapy. Utilizes sophisticated imaging equipment for precise tumor localization. Knowledgeable in the areas of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, clinical oncology, radiobiology, radiation physics, and radiation safety. Has working knowledge of radiation safety principles and practices as defined by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and other regulatory agencies.
Practices and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” of the organization. Practices within the Department’s policies and procedures. Works collaboratively with the radiation oncology team to develop an efficient and positive work environment that promotes exceptional patient care. Supports departmental goals. Must maintain current ARRT certification, licensure, and complete any additional training required by LewisGale Medical Center. Adheres to the Mission, Vision, and Values as set by LewisGale Medical Center.
Physical & Mental Demands and Working Conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequently lifts, reaches or transfers 30 pound objects from one level to another (i.e. lead block).
Occasionally transfers a patient from a hospital bed to the treatment table, or pushes a patient who lies on a cart or sits in a wheelchair so that it moves away or stays in front of you.
Constantly walks about on foot, stands, bends, and reaches in any direction.
Visual impairments should be correctable.
Minimum Qualifications: Education: * Required:Bachelor’s Degree * Preferred:Bachelor’s Degree
Experience:· Required:Graduate from an accredited Radiation Therapy program and certified by the ARRT in Radiation within 6 months of employment. · Preferred:5years or more / /
Certification or License:· ARRT certification in radiation therapy · BLS certified · State licensure (if applicable)
Title: Supv Radiation Oncology
Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00005-16307