Radiation Therapist

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Radiation Therapist Job Description

 

Position: Radiation Therapist

 

Location: [Insert location]

 

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

 

Salary: [Insert salary range]

 

Job Description:

 

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate radiation therapist to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for administering radiation therapy treatments to patients under the direction of the radiation oncologist.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Set up and operate radiation therapy equipment according to the radiation oncologist's prescription

- Administer radiation therapy treatments to patients

- Monitor patients during treatments to ensure their comfort and safety

- Maintain accurate treatment records and monitor patient progress

- Provide patient education regarding radiation therapy procedures and possible side effects

- Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including radiation oncologists, medical physicists, and dosimetrists, to provide the highest level of patient care

- Maintain a safe and clean working environment by adhering to radiation safety standards and infection control protocols

- Participate in quality improvement activities and continuing education to stay current with advances in radiation therapy technology and techniques

 

Requirements:

 

- Associate's or bachelor's degree in radiation therapy or related field

- Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

- State licensure as a radiation therapist

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

- Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment

 

If you are a dedicated and compassionate radiation therapist looking to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.