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RADIATION THERAPY TECH

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
171223-50006819
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Job Details


RADIATION THERAPY TECH-171223-50006819
Description
To deliver radition therapy treatments to patients according to prescription and instruction of the radiation oncologist/physicians.

  • Delivers radiation therapy to patient, explains procedure and make patients comfortable. Assists radiation oncologist/physician with treatment planning sessions.
  • Records all treatment information in patient’s chart.
  • Report any erratic behavior of the machine to a supervisor or physicist. Assists with morning warm-up procedure and calibration checks.
  • Schedules patients on treatment machine using computerized scheduling system. Maintain continuous contact with patients, frequent contact with nurses and physicians.
  • Calculates treatment does as needed. Observes patient for reaction and reports same to physicians. Reinforces physician’s advice to patients regarding reactions to treatment and their care.
  • Explains procedures to patients to alleviate apprehension.
  • Observes radiation safety measures for patients and personnel.
  • Advises radiation therapy students.
  • Maintains daily billing information for patients treated.
  • Organizes patient’s appointment, portal films and treatment information. Performs necessary quality assurance.
  • Prepares radium for implants and assists with implants.
  • Cleans and returns radium to safe.
  • Maintains records of radium flow.
  • Assists with quality improvement.
  • Participate in quality improvement teams.
  • Maintains continuing educational credits.
  • Performs other essential duties as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned/requested.

Qualifications:
 

  • Graduate of an approved school of radiation therapy
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a radiation therapy technologist and registered by the A.R.R.T. within one year of graduation.
  • CPR within 3 months of position start date.


Schedule Details: Per-diem Hours between 7a-6p Tuesdays and Wednesdays, occ w/e
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: CCH-Radiation Therapy
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Day/Eve
Weekend Shifts: Occasional
Holiday Shifts: None
Posting Start Date: Dec 27, 2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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