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Radiation Therapist

Job ID:64332
Schedule:per diem status
Shift:Day shift
Department:Radiation Oncology
Hours:Mon-Fri - 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: Allentown PA

Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our
Radiation Therapist position in the Radiation Oncology department.


Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.


Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 19 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet™ Hospital, recognized three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital received an "A" grade in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety. These three recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.


Job Description: Delivers radiation treatment to out-patients and in-patients under the supervision of the Senior Radiation Therapist/Manager and Radiation Oncologist. Performs patient simulation. Assists in the orientation of new therapists/radiation technicians and students to duties of the radiation therapist.


Minimum Requirements: Graduate of approved Radiologic Technology Program. Work requires the analytical ability to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles. Work requires the ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, record treatment data in patients? record, greet visitors, explain Hospital policies, and/or relay patients? needs to appropriate personnel. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients and their families, visitors, and/or Hospital employees.


Preferred Qualifications: N/A


Licensure and Certifications: Board certified by the A.R.R.T. as registered radiologic technologist, RT(R). Board certified by the A.R.R.T. in Radiation Therapy within 6 months of program completion. BLS


Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.


Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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  • Lehigh Valley Hospital and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg each received an A grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety.