Full Job Description
Located in Manhattan, The New York Proton Center (NYPC) is one of the most unique and respected clinical partnerships in the world of proton therapy. The collaboration between Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center and Mount Sinai Health System brings state of the art proton therapy treatment to the patients of New York and the surrounding areas. The Consortium is managed by ProHEALTH Medical management, LLC.
Our team at NYPC is comprised of highly motivated, passionate, professional and engaged individuals working together as a dynamic team to deliver an exceptional level of patient care, providing the most advanced proton therapy technology. We offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefits package with flexibility for growth and career advancement.
If you meet the criteria and would like to be a part of our collaborative, innovative and patient focused team, please apply with a cover letter and copy of your resume, or CV, to the current opportunity listed below.
At the New York Proton Center, our Therapy Aides are valuable members of our team who provide empathic care to our patients, their families and visitors with the highest degree of integrity and respect. Therapy Aide performs routine technical support activities in the center.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge and understanding of patient care, and effectively respond to changing patient needs by making decisions based on ethical principles and adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in setting up radiation oncology treatment equipment.
Assists in positioning patients and aiding them in getting on and off treatment tables.
Escorts and transports patients to and from imaging rooms.
Assists in preparing, cleaning, stocking, and maintaining x-ray rooms, examining rooms, and patient dressing areas.
Assists with processing of exams, releasing documents to authorized personnel and/or in accordance with procedures.
Communicates delays in appointments with patients in a timely fashion.
Responds to patient's questions and concerns and refers to supervisor when necessary.
Picks up and delivers supplies, assists with inventory and ordering supplies.
Schedules, reschedules or cancels new or current patients, confirms appointments and notifies staff of changes when necessary.
Gives patients appropriate orientation for preparatory and safety protocols and provides directions to the facilities if needed.
Flexibility with regards to work schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Answers telephones and all other duties within title, as assigned by supervisor.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Basic computer skills
The ability to multi-task
Excellent customer service and communication skills
Medical terminology knowledge and recent medical/radiology office work experience is preferred.
Work is performed onsite in an interior/office/clinical environment
The noise level is usually low to moderate
Demonstrate the necessary visual and auditory acuity to visually monitor patients on closed circuit television and verbally communicate with them on an intercom system
Read from a distance of 5-6 feet
Read from computer monitors
Distinguish between colors for patient markings, chart diagrams, and safety lights
Enter information and data into a computer using a keyboard
Lifting equipment and patients in excess of 30 pounds repeatedly throughout the workday
Walks and stands for the majority of the workday
Reaches for objects above shoulder level
The New York Proton Center (NYPC) strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.