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Radiation Therapist

Company: Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Details Posted: 18-Feb-23Location: Walnut Creek, CaliforniaSalary: OpenCategories: Allied Health Internal Number: 17c8bd00-c3c5-4696-98ed-89ec3aa04608 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.
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 calculations. -Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan. -Maintains clean, safe, and organized work environment.

  • Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program.
  • Position is entry level and requires 0-3 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 regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Requires vision and hearing corrected to normal ranges.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment and requires significant interaction with management, staff and external auditors and clients. Work will require frequent travel by air or automobile, approximately 70% of workweek, on average. Create a Job Alert for Similar Jobs Connections working at US Oncology Network More Jobs from This Employer

Keywords: Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Walnut Creek , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Walnut Creek, California

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