We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Radiation Therapist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping patients and a strong understanding of radiation therapy techniques. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in healthcare, we encourage you to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver radiation therapy treatments in accordance with the treatment plan outlined by the radiation oncologist.
  • Closely monitor patients during treatments to ensure their comfort and safety.
  • Maintain precise records of treatment sessions and track patient progress.
  • Work in tandem with other healthcare professionals, such as radiation oncologists and medical physicists, to formulate treatment plans.
  • Guide patients and their families through the treatment process and discuss potential side effects.
  • Oversee the functioning of radiation therapy equipment and its regular maintenance.
  • Follow all safety procedures and guidelines pertaining to radiation therapy.

Job Brief:

As a Radiation Therapist, you will play a critical role in the treatment of cancer patients. You will work closely with radiation oncologists and other healthcare professionals to develop and administer treatment plans. Your compassion and expertise will help patients navigate the challenges of radiation therapy and achieve the best possible outcomes.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Properly position patients for treatment using immobilization devices and other aids.
  • Operate radiation therapy equipment, such as linear accelerators and CT simulators.
  • Observe patients for potential side effects and make necessary adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Work closely with radiation oncologists and medical physicists in devising treatment plans.
  • Maintain precise records of treatment sessions and track patient progress.
  • Educate patients and their families on the treatment process and potential side effects.
  • Engage in quality assurance and control activities to ensure radiation therapy treatments' safety and efficacy.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in radiation therapy procedures and equipment.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in radiation therapy or a related field
  • Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • State licensure as a Radiation Therapist
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of radiation safety protocols and regulations

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

As a Radiation Therapist, you will work with patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and are undergoing radiation therapy as part of their treatment plan.

You will operate a variety of radiation therapy equipment, including linear accelerators and CT simulators.

You will receive extensive training in radiation therapy techniques and safety protocols. You will also be required to maintain your certification and licensure through continuing education.

Review and Approval:

This job description has been reviewed and approved by our HR department and hiring managers.