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Radiation Therapist - Atrium Health University City Radiation Therapy Charlotte PRN

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 116674
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11031005732962-Radiation Therapy


Job Summary

Responsible for the optimum planning and treatment of the radiation therapy patient with ionizing radiation in accordance with the written directive of the Radiation Oncologists, and under the direct supervision of the Chief Therapist.


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.

·         Inputs treatment and simulation charge information into Aria.

·         Documents patient treatment chart.

·         Understands emergency and fault procedures for linear accelerators and simulators.

·         Recognizes and reports patient concern and physical problems to appropriate personnel.

·         Communicates instructions and procedures to patients and their families.

·         Maintains organization and cleanliness in the clinic.


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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