Facility: The University of Kansas Cancer Center - Lees Summit
Department: KUCC LS-RAD THER
Schedule: Full Time
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We currently have an opening for a Staff Radiation Therapist
Demonstrates the ability to select appropriate immobilization and positioning aids for simulation and treatment. Performs simulations for tumor localization.
Accurately delivers the prescribed course of treatment to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, under the direction of a radiation oncologist and supervisor.
Provides patient education and monitors patients for treatment-related reactions and complications.
Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into electronic medical record or paper medical record.
Performs verification films and/or digital images according to treatment plan. Utilizes diode dosimetry and TLDs for dose verification.
Accurately fabricates custom blocks and molds.
Accurately completes simple monitor unit calculations and accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.
Practices and enforces all radiation safety requirements, monitors equipment for compliance with standards, detects malfunctions and makes appropriate response.
Retrieves patient information and images as needed for simulation and treatment. Updates treatment room supplies and linen as needed.
Assumes "on-call" responsibilities as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED required
Bachelor's Degree in science related field preferred
Technical/professional training/degree in radiation therapy required
One year experience in an out-patient setting or hospital preferred
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certified in Radiation Therapy required
Certified in basic life support by American Heart association required
Registered Radiation Therapist in the State of Kansas, if applicable, required
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