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Radiation Therapist

Syracuse, NY

Posted: 08/12/2021 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 14519701

Job Description

  • AAS or AMA certified program
  • RRT license with three to five years related experience, and NYS license
  • Must successfully pass pre-employment health clearance
  • Responsible for the delivery of radiation therapy to patients as prescribed and under the regulations of the National Cancer Institute
  • Incumbents must have in-depth knowledge of high-voltage, state-of-the- art radiation therapy equipment with safety standards and to properly maintain same
  • Coordinates patient appointments; interprets prescription and delivers radiation to patient in accordance with physician's instructions
  • Prepares and operates all types of radiotherapy equipment, (i.E. Co-60, Linear Accelerator, Simulator, etc.)
  • Takes radiographic film to confirm treatment volume
  • Performs pre- treatment duties by operating the Simulator, for localization of tumor size and position
  • Taking the contour and collecting all physical factors for the treatment plan
  • Taking photographs of patients for portal verification
  • Assuming responsibility for providing all safety measures for patients
  • Recognizing all types of radiation reactions and for providing proper care and instructions to patients
  • Assumes responsibility for compliance to departmental and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Recording and maintaining treatment records and port films
  • Participates in the department's in-service and educational programs
  • Coordinates departmental and in-patient activities to provide proper patient care
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