GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Plans and organizes all clinical
aspects of the radiation therapy department in accordance with the
mission, vision and values of the organization.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list may not
include all of the responsibilities assigned.)
Establishes and implements radiologic policies and procedures.
Makes recommendations for improvement.
Maintains the quality of radiation therapy procedures, and
services. Reviews quality of procedures and services.
Simulates and schedules course of treatment as directed and
prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist.
Administers treatment accurately and safely: monitors and
reports untoward effects, reactions, therapeutic responses, and
Applies principles of radiation protection at all times
Researches and recommends new equipment and software.
Selects and trains/orients departmental personnel. Assigns work
and supervises daily operations.
Maintains and inspects equipment and materials. Introduces and
demonstrates new equipment and techniques. Conducts in-service
Assists in development of the financial plan and monitors the
allocation of resources.
Maintains departmental payroll records. Approves time cards and
Attends required meetings and participates in committees as
Participates in professional development activities and
maintains professional affiliations.
Handles confidential matters concerning clinic policies and
practices in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
Maintains strictest confidentiality.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS: Knowledge of the principles,
practices, and techniques of Radiation Therapy to direct and backup
the activities of staff. Knowledge of radiology standards to
monitor and evaluate work of therapist. Knowledge of anatomy and
physiology sufficient to corroborate appropriate treatment.
Knowledge of Radiation Therapy equipment and testing to determine
needs and evaluate equipment for purchase. Knowledge of safety
requirements to provide instructions and to recognize and correct
hazardous conditions. Skill in anticipating and reacting calmly to
emergency situations. Skill in writing reports and preparing
correspondence. Skill in developing and maintaining department
quality assurance. Skill in providing guidance and instruction to
therapists. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public. Skill
in identifying and resolving problems. Ability to evaluate
utilization statistics and other data and make program
recommendations. Ability to determine budget needs and maintain
expenditures within budget. Ability to communicate clearly.
Chief Radiation Therapist
Full-Time or Part-Time or Per Diem
About the Company
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSURE:
Completion of course in Radiation Therapy approved by the
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Five years of experience as a Radiation Therapist. Two years of
supervisory experience including administrative duties.
Current certification (ARRT) with the American Registry of
Radiologic Technology, (CRT) in Therapeutic Radiologic
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or dually
certified in both AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support and AHA
Pediatric Advanced Life Support.