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SCOPE: May be required to perform the duties of radiation therapist, mold technician and basic Dosimetry duties in order to maintain a high quality care environment. Assists in supervision of simulation therapists, radiation therapists and mold technicians in order to effectively deliver a high quality radiation therapy treatment course for each patient presented. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with interviewing, hiring, and training designated employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; and rewarding and disciplining employees.
Serves as mentor to employees in radiation oncology department.
Responsible for the instruction of newly hired radiation staff and radiation therapy students on all equipment applicable.
Maintains patient appointment schedule and submits correct billing information.
Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist.
May assist in chart audits and QA procedures.
May participate in development of QA procedures.
Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.
Accurately cuts blocks and makes custom molds.
Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into the electronic medical record.
Accurately completes simple mu calculation.
May review and amend patient billing for accuracy.
Maintains a clean, safe, and organized work environment.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy program. Minimum five years actively practicing as an RTT. ARRT certification required. Valid state license for radiation therapy required. COVID-19 vaccination is required. We will consider accommodations for disability and religious based reasons.
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. Must have the ability to utilize components of the treatment planning computer including but not limited to the use of keyboards, digitizers, trackball and mouse controls. Must be able to stand for 8 hours; lift 40 pound block to shoulder level; have sufficient visual acuity to distinguish structures and isodose displays on computer monitor. Additionally, must be able to align treatment field and monitor patient during radiation therapy treatment; have adequate hearing and speaking capabilities to effectively communicate with patients and staff; have adequate mobility to assist patients on and off treatment couch and document treatment.
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. Involves frequent contact with staff. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with potential for exposure to blood, toxic substances, ionizing radiation and other conditions common to a clinic environment.
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