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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 3:17 AM

PURPOSE: The Radiation Therapist (PRN) coordinates, plans, and administers high quality and comprehensive age/disease appropriate radiotherapy to oncology patients of all age groups by utilizing equipment, computers, and established techniques to ensureapositive patient experience. Demonstrating radiation safety standards with patient and staff members is essential while following the code of ethics and practice standards set by the ASRT and ARRT. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Depending on the location, the Radiation Therapist must be able to work proficiently with all types of Varian, Siemens, and TomoTherapy machines utilizing the latest treatment techniques including 3D Conformal, IMRT, IGRT, SRS/SBRT, and brachytherapy procedures Manage scheduling of all areas to include simulation and treatment Ensure pre-treatment field checks are completed in a timely manner Access patients needs and use good judgment for requesting medical attention Coordinate all aspects of treatment with different departments to include Physician/Physics/Dosimetry Implement suggestions or changes as needed MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Hold a current state license in good standing ARRT Registered Technologist Hold current CPR certification Ability to work independently High confidence level Excellent patient care skills Excellent communication skills Ability to understand dosimetry plans and calculations Excellent computer skills related to basic office, record/verify and EMR Must be able to travel to alternate office locations as needed EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Graduate of an approved school of radiation therapy Extensive CT/Simulation experience in all areas of radiation therapy to include brachytherapy and immobilization fabrication Experience with clinical set ups and contours PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Balancing: Yes Carrying: Yes Crawling: No Climbing: No Crouching: Yes Grasping: Yes Kneeling: Yes Lifting: Yes Pulling: Yes Sitting: Yes Standing: Yes Seeing: Yes JOB DESCRIPTION CLAUSE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Gannett_RPM. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Radiation Therapist
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• Location: El Segundo, Los Angeles

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