Overview: SCOPE: Under direct supervision, administers radiation therapy treatments to patients. Accuracy in positioning the beam of radiation to correspond with the designated tumor volume and accurately delivering the prescribed dose are paramount job functions. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist and chief radiation therapist.
-Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into electronic medical record. Participates in clinical instruction of newly hired therapists and students.
-Assists in maintaining patient appointment schedule and submitting correct billing information.
-Accurately cuts blocks, when applicable.
-Accurately makes custom molds.
-Accurately completes simple mu calaculations.
-Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.
-Maintains clean, safe, and organized work environment. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program. Minimum 3 years experience actively practicing as an RTT. ARRT certification required. Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites.