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Radiation Therapist

Company: SanSum Clinic
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

* NEW GRADS WELCOME* **SIGN ON BONUS ** -MANY USE THE BONUS TO RELOCATE Job Description GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Radiation Oncology department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES : (This list may not include all of the responsibilities assigned.) Implements and delivers a planned course of treatment. Administers treatment accurately and safely, monitors and reports untoward effects, reactions, therapeutic responses, and incompatibilities. Accurately documents details of treatment procedures and maintains daily treatment records. Applies principles of radiation protection at all times. Takes appropriate action with regard to real or potential radiation hazards. Follows prescribed safety standards in operating equipment Understands the function of equipment, accessories, treatment methods and protocols. Applies knowledge appropriately. Simulates and plans course of treatment by defining and identifying tumor volume, target volume and normal tissues as directed and prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist Performs dosimetric calculations and treatment planning procedures Monitors doses to normal tissues within the treatment volume to assure that tolerance levels are not exceeded. Prepares and/or assists in the preparation and use of brachytherapy sources. Schedules patient's radiation therapy appointments and coordinates with other examinations. Creates a climate for and establishes a commitment of healing and/or improving quality of life. Provides comfort measures and facilitates the preservation of patient self-image and dignity. Serves as a source of support and encouragement for each patient and their families. Instructs patients regarding procedures and observes patients for vital signs during treatment. Maintains treatment rooms and stocks necessary medical and radiologic supplies. Participates in training employees in equipment operation, patient movement, and quality assurance Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested Participates in department quality improvement, clinic safety, infection control and hazardous materials programs and activities. Enhances professional growth through education programs, conferences and workshops. Adheres to all policies and procedures. Handles confidential matters concerning clinic policies and practices in accordance with HIPAA regulations. Performs related work as required EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSURE: Completion of course in Radiation Therapy Technology approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. One year of experience as a Radiation Therapist preferred. Current certification (ARRT) with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology, California license (CRT) in Therapeutic Radiologic Technology. (Licensed out of state? Please check into how to obtain a California one:at Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or dually certified in both AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support and AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $87,000 - $120,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: SanSum Clinic, Santa Barbara , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Santa Barbara, California

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