Radiation Oncology Therapist, PRN
Sky Ridge Medical Center is a full-service, acute care hospital and medical campus that features beautifully appointed private patient rooms, patient and family friendly amenities and a reputation for outstanding clinical care and world-class service. We offer a depth and breadth of care through our many services, from comprehensive Cardiac Care and Cancer Programs to an expansive Birth Place and Spine & Total Joint Center. With our expansion, you will have access to our campus gym, free 1000-space parking structure and continued shuttle service, just to name a few. Our goal is that Sky Ridge is the workplace of choice for not only our current employees but those seeking exciting, new career opportunities.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Radiation Oncology Therapist performs and delivers a physician -prescribed radiation therapy treatment to patients, calculates proper machine settings, assists the physicians with patient care, assists with the preparation and process of special procedures such as IMRT, simulations, field modifications of devices. The therapist provides patient care information and evaluation of patient's physical and psychological status. The therapist must know and utilize radiation safety techniques. Fulfills on-call duties.
Current ARRT certification or registry eligible
Current BLS certification
Graduate of AMA approved school of Radiation Therapy Technology.
Previous experience in Radiation Oncology is preferred.
Must have strong communication skills in order to communicate with staff, patients and physicians. Must be able to demonstrate strong technical skills needed for daily patient treatments. Must be able to perform simulation procedures, cerrobend block design and daily treatments with minimal supervision.
Degree of Supervision Required:
Minimal supervision: Individual proceeds on his/her own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures and practices prescribed by immediate supervisor.