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Radiation Therapist | Cancer Care Institute | As Needed

Rapid City, SD Part time 22_1501

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Job Category

Diagnostics

Job Family

Radiation Therapy

Department

CCI Radiation Therapy

Scheduled Weekly Hours

0

Shift

Employee Type

PRN

Job Summary

Provide safe administration of radiation therapy treatment to patients. Provide a team approach to the preparation, administration and management of our patients care; by working closely with the Physicians, Dosimetrists, Physicists, Nursing, and fellow Radiation Therapists.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Administers radiation treatments efficiently and accurately as evidenced by department record keeping.
  • Ensures that all localization films and portal verification films are reviewed by supervising physician on a routine basis to ensure proper positioning technique.
  • Has working knowledge of the EMR and Impac computer system. Assists in evaluating forms and routines for these systems.
  • Is responsible for assisting patients as necessary, i.e., entering or leaving the facility, entering or leaving the treatment room, dressing or undressing.
  • Is responsible for scheduling patient appointment times for radiation treatment and simulation related schedules. Coordinates daily schedules.
  • Is responsible for working knowledge of the operational methods and safety standards of all equipment producing ionizing radiation within the department, i.e., Linear Accelerators and Simulator. Therapists will be responsible for delivering therapeutic doses to patients using the above-mentioned equipment.
  • Relates patient concerns to oncology RN, LPN, or physician as appropriate.
  • Serves as a resource for quality care and radiation safety.
  • Takes on-call rotation as assigned for Radiation Therapy treatment related duties, chart access, blood irradiation and other assignments as requested by the department supervisor and/or their delegate.
  • Uses blocks and other treatment related equipment properly and accurately with proper verification of patients.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent: General Studies

Graduate - Radiology Program

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of Radiographer Experience
Certification - Radiation Therapist - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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