Radiation Therapist | HR 322905 B
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Radiation Therapist
Job ID: 7826
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Category: Allied Health-TechWinston-Salem, NCAllied Health-Tech, Medical, Healthcare8/21/2014RADIATION THERAPIST 4457 FUNCTION OF JOB Under general supervision, coordinate, plan, and administer comprehensive radiotherapy to oncology patients in accordance with prescription and instruction by the Radiation Oncologist. CHARACTERISTIC WORK 1. Administer radiation therapy as planned...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Radiation-Therapist-7826.htm
RADIATION THERAPIST 4457
FUNCTION OF JOB
Under general supervision, coordinate, plan, and administer comprehensive radiotherapy to oncology patients in accordance with prescription and instruction by the Radiation Oncologist.
1. Administer radiation therapy as planned and prescribed. Maintain treatment fields and set up patients as simulated. Calculate daily tumor dose and document treatment as given.
2. Explain procedures to patients. Provide education to patient in order to maximize patient compliance with plan of care.
3. Observe patient for unusual reactions and events. Report information to nursing staff or physician.
4. Assist in tumor localization procedures, preparation of immobilization devices, etc.
5. Perform simulations. Record simulation data for patient set up, treatment delivery, and capture of charges and statistics.
6. Observe radiation safety measures for patient and personnel.
7. Maintain patient markings. Make treatment field photos according to established procedures.
8. Maintain supplies and equipment.
9. Attend meetings and continuing education programs to maintain RRT certification.
10. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND GIVEN
Oral and/or written instructions are received from Radiation Oncologists and management. Provide direction and guidance to support personnel.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Associate degree in radiation therapy and one year experience, or equivalent education and experience.
2. Registered in Radiation Therapy by the American Registry of Radiological Technology or board eligible. If board eligible, must be actively pursuing registration.
3. CPR certification.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Bachelor's degree.
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