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Staff Radiation Therapist

Job ID: R-35598 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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JOB SUMMARY The Radiation Therapist, under the direction of a radiation oncologist, uses the process of ionizing radiation to treat cancer patients. Is responsible for collecting relevant patient information and using this information to plan a patient’s treatment.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • 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.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • High School Graduate
  • Radiation Therapy Technical/Professional Training/Degree, certified

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1 or more years experience in an out-patient setting or hospital.

Required Licensure and Certification
  • Radiography (R) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Basic Life Support Heartsaver (BLS HS) (Non-Clinical) - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Radiation Therapy (T) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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