Radiation Therapist

Rochester, NY

POSITION SUMMARY:

With the ability to work independently and efficiently perform a consistently high quality of work; provides radiation therapy services by contributing as an essential member of the radiation oncology treatment team through provision of total quality care of each patient undergoing a prescribed course of treatment. Performs duties under supervision of the Clinical Manager, Supervisor and Lead Therapist regarding patient treatments, set-up techniques and scheduling.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED:

None.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Utilizes immobilization devices, beam directional devices.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Provides radiation therapy treatment delivery services to cure or improve the quality of life of patients by accurately delivering a prescribed course of treatment.

  2. Implements and delivers a planned course of external beam, STRS, STRT, TBI, or IMRT treatment.

  3. Administers treatment accurately and safely; monitor and report untoward effects, reactions, therapeutic responses and incompatibilities.

  4. Participates effectively in a therapeutic team approach to provide optimum radiation therapy treatments.

  5. Evaluates and assess daily the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of each patient to treatment.

  6. Documents details of treatment procedures accurately, billing codes and maintain daily treatment records updating as often as required.

  7. Constructs and/or prepares and utilizes immobilization devices, beam directional devices and the like which facilitates treatment delivery.

  8. Provides patient education in order to maximize patient compliance with bias-er plan of care and provide family education as needed.

  9. Assists in orientation and training of new staff and students as directed by supervisors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Satisfactory completion of formal radiation therapy technology education from an accredited program. New York State licensure by the New York Department of Health as per Article 35 of the Public Health Law.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 32.02 - $ 44.81 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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