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Radiation & Oncology Therapist - Per Diem

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Mount Kisco
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description
Performs a variety of technical procedures in the application and delivery of radiation therapy, as prescribed by the physician.
Job Responsibility


  • 1.Interprets and delivers accurate radiation therapy treatment courses to patients as prescribed by the physician.
    2.Positions patient correctly using proper immobilization devices.
    3.Identifies and utilizes beam modifying devices i.e. wedges, bolus, electron cones, lead blocks, and compensation devices, etc.
    4.Calculates and delivers treatment doses as prescribed.
    5.Assists in the evaluation of course of treatment and plans accordingly any impending alteration to avoid any interruption in patient's treatment plan.
    6.Documents pertinent information to facilitate patient's set-up i.e., tattoos, photos, localization's, dose calculations, irregular field tracings, immobilization devices, etc.
    7.Amends any charting errors in accordance with Hospital and departmental procedures under supervision.
    8.Performs routine quality assurance checks as outlined by machine manufacturers and departmental physicists.
    9.Recognizes and reports any irregular patient symptoms to appropriate personnel.Performs related duties as required.
    10.Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

    Job Qualification

    Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy program, required.
    New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist in radiation therapy, required.
    Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in radiation therapy, required,
    plus specialized certifications as needed.
    1-3 years of relevant experience, required.
    *Additional Salary Detail
    The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, Stamford , Radiation & Oncology Therapist - Per Diem, Healthcare , Mount Kisco, Connecticut

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