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Radiation Therapist - Atrium Health Union Radiation Therapy PRN

Monroe, NC, United States
Job ID: 86646
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Varies 7am-7pm
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11081005632962-Radiation Therapy


Job Summary

Responsible for the optimum treatment delivery for radiation therapy patients with ionizing radiation in accordance with the written directive of the Radiation Oncologist, and under the direct supervision of the Chief Radiation Therapist. On an as needed basis, the PRN Radiation Therapist may travel to multiple LCI Radiation Oncology locations to provide coverage.

Essential Functions

  • Treats patients with ionizing radiation in adherence to all regulatory guidelines.
  • Monitors all equipment parameters, documents equipment malfunctions and understands all emergency and safety procedures of all equipment.
  • Maintains accurate medical records and treatment schedules.
  • Recognizes and reports patient concerns and physical problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Documents treatments and other associated details in the radiation oncology EMR.
  • Communicates instructions and procedures to patients and their families.
  • Assists with the clinical instruction of Radiation Therapy Students.
  • Demonstrates the ability to rapidly grasp procedures and processes that may have slight variation from site to site.
  • Provides radiation therapist coverage at LCI Radiation Oncology sites on the Atrium hospital campuses of Morehead, NorthEast, Cleveland, Stanly, Union, University, Pineville, as well as Lancaster Radiation Therapy and Rock Hill Radiation Therapy if needed.
  • Must be able to cover up to two sites periodically in the same day.
Physical Requirements
This position requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must speak and understand English. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly and make decisions to changes on the unit.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate of an AMA approved school of Therapeutic Radiology or international equivalent. ARRT registered or registry eligible, must pass registry in the first 90 days of employment. BLS required per policy guidelines.

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