Radiation Therapist

Radiation Therapists Radiation therapists treat cancer and other diseases in patients by administering radiation treatments.

Radiation Therapist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Radiation Therapist to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers prescribed radiation treatment. (50%);
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately;
  • Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards;
  • Delivers appropriate patient treatment plan in collaboration with physician and dosimetrist;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Maintains detailed records of all therapy sessions;
  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history);
  • Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic parameters accurately;
  • Maintains and adjusts necessary equipment, including linear accelerator;
  • Assesses, supports, and educates patients according to specific department guidelines. (10%);
  • Performs patient simulations. (20%);
  • Maintains medical records for treatment delivery, charge entry and quality assurance in accordance with regulatory and departmental guidelines. (15%).

Requirements:

  • ARRT and Maryland Radiation Therapist certifications;
  • Experience using Varain 21 EX or Linear;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Current CPR Card;
  • Completion of the National A.R.R.T. certification program or the International equivalent;
  • Current ARRT certification;
  • Valid A.R.R.T. License and Valid California State License in Radiation Therapy;
  • Experience with Varian 21 EX or Linear Accelerator;
  • Certification and ongoing registration in Radiation Therapy/American Registry of Radiological Technologists (A.R.R.T.);
  • Graduation of an accredited radiation therapy program;
  • Current BLS Certification;
  • Registered Radiation Therapist (ARRT) or registry eligible within New Mexico certification;
  • BLS certification through AHA;
  • New graduates a possibility.