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RADIATION THERAPIST in Reno, NV at SAINT MARY'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reno, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2019

Job Description


About this position:
Department: Radiation Therapy
Status: Full Time
Shift: Days


Provides radiation therapy treatments as an essential member of the radiation oncology team. Communicates with radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, nurses, social worker and referring physicians as needed. Performs quality control (QC) activities required by regulations and accreditation bodies, as determined by medical physicists. Assists medical physicists in the operation of equipment for physicist testing. Participates in CQI program, including but not limited to attending tumor boards, charts rounds, and educational and competency activities. Reports all equipment issues to the vendor, to director and to medical physics. Promotes teamwork and excellent quality care services to our patients. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Deliver planned course of radiation therapy, brachytherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery accurately and safely.

•Uses appropriate machine settings to deliver treatment while monitoring the patient and treatment console during treatment.

•Checks treatment plan and parameters prior to initial treatment, including written prescription and consent.

•Assure that the treatment is delivered to the right patient, right plan, right site, right immobilization devices and right beam modifiers.

•Takes appropriate verification images.

•Documents and reports any deviations in treatment plan and treatment delivery to appropriate channels.

2. Execute CT simulation by selecting appropriate protocol, including proper immobilization, treatment devices and reference marks, and perform complete documentation.


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