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Radiation Therapist FT

PURPOSE:
The Radiation Therapist coordinates, plans, and administers high quality and comprehensive age/disease appropriate radiotherapy to oncology patients of all age groups by utilizing equipment, computers, and established techniques to ensure a positive patient experience. Demonstrating radiation safety standards with patient and staff members is essential while following the code of ethics and practice standards set by the ASRT and ARRT.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Depending on the location, the Radiation Therapist must be able to work proficiently with all types of Varian, Siemens, and TomoTherapy machines utilizing the latest treatment techniques including 3D Conformal, IMRT, IGRT, SRS/SBRT, and brachytherapy procedures
Manage scheduling of all areas to include simulation and treatment
Ensure pre-treatment field checks are completed in a timely manner
Access patient's needs and use good judgment for requesting medical attention
Coordinate all aspects of treatment with different departments to include Physician/Physics/Dosimetry
Implement suggestions or changes as needed
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Hold a current North Carolina state license and in good standing
ARRT Registered Technologist
Hold current CPR certification
Ability to work independently
High confidence level
Excellent patient care skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to understand dosimetry plans and calculations
Excellent computer skills related to basic office, record/verify and EMR
Must be able to travel to alternate office locations as needed
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of an approved school of radiation therapy
Extensive CT/Simulation experience in all areas of radiation therapy to include brachytherapy and immobilization fabrication
Experience with clinical set ups and contours
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Balancing: Yes
Carrying: Yes
Crawling: No
Climbing: No
Crouching: Yes
Grasping: Yes
Kneeling: Yes
Lifting: Yes
Pulling: Yes
Sitting: Yes
Standing: Yes
Seeing: Yes
JOB DESCRIPTION CLAUSE:
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.



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