RADIATION THERAPIST-PRN

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Professional Clinical/Allied Health
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2018-R0201125 Requisition #
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIRED:
• Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
   (JRCERT) accredited program in Radiation Therapy or a suitable equivalent.
   License/Certification:
• Certification and registration in Radiation Therapy by the American Registry of
   Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
• Licensed / Certified by the Texas Medical Board - Medical Radiologic  
• Medical Radiography Tech (MRT)

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
*None required

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
*Knowledge of simulation and radiation therapy equipment

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES


1. Performs patient’s simulations under direction of physician, which includes
    patient alignment, portal marking and chart documentation
   
2. Supply data for and assist in fabrication and/or designs patient
     immobilization and treatment devices, such as vaculocks, bolus and
     aquaplast masks
   
3. Assists in dosimetry procedures, including obtaining patient parameters.
   
4. Educates patients regarding simulation, treatment procedures and possible
    reactions (as directed by physician/nurse)
   
5. Observes patient for treatment reactions and reports reactions to
    physician/nurse
   
6. Assists in emergency procedures as necessary
   
7. Delivers a prescribed planned course of radiation therapy, which includes
    review of prescription, diagnosis, medical record and patient identification.
    In addition, Prepares room and equipment for patient treatments including
    set-up of immobilization devices, field size, treatment distance, shielding
    devices, etc.
   
8. Monitors patient and equipment during treatment and/or simulation
     reporting any unusual circumstances, such as patient movement,
     equipment malfunction, etc.
   
9. Completes daily quality checks on treatment and simulator equipment.
    Maintains accurate documentation of quality checks. Documents and
    reports all variances and Initiates proper follow-up
   
10. Coordinates patient simulator/treatment schedules
   
11.  Records accurate daily patient billing
   
12.  Participates in the clinical education of radiation therapy students
   
13. Performs other related duties as requested or assigned

About Us


Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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