PRN Radiation Therapist - Radiation Therapy - Medical Park #904

  • Lima Memorial Health System
  • Lima, OH, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020
PRN Medical Imaging Therapy

Job Description

Functioning within the Hospital’s mission, values, objectives, and policies and procedures the Radiation Therapist performs therapy procedures. Having documented competency and with the direction and delegation of a radiation oncologist, may perform the following tasks and treatments: administer prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts using radiation therapy equipment according to established practices and standards; position patients for treatment according to the prescription; conduct most treatment sessions independently in accordance with the long-term treatment plan; maintain detailed therapy chart; and perform some dosimetry using Rad Calc System. The Radiotherapist also serves as a liaison between the physician and supportive care personnel; prepares equipment including immobilization, treatment, and protective devices; assists with scheduling patients; provides protection for patients and self according to prescribed safety standards; and performs daily warm up and checks weekly output of linear accelerator as requested by the physician.   Education:Graduate of the AMA accredited Radiography Technology program or equivalent. Licensure/Certification:  Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT). Certified by the Ohio Department of Health.  Current BLS required.  Valid driver’s license required to travel to different off-site assignments if needed. . Experience:  PreviousRadiation Therapy experience is preferred.   Skills:Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to exhibit patience and tact in dealing with ill patients and demonstrate a courteous and respectful demeanor with associates, physicians and patients  Must also work with speed and proficiency while under stress; show flexibility with work schedule changes; and be collaborative and cooperative with all stakeholders.

Schedule

8 hour shifts

Employment Type

PRN