Radiation Therapist - Dosimetrist
Company: Texas Oncology
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Overview: Texas Oncology's Covid 19 vaccine mandate policy
requires that all new hires be vaccinated or obtain an approved
exemption before their start date. More information will be
provided to you throughout the interview process. We offer very
competitive salaries and a generous sign-on bonus and relocation
assistance. Texas Oncology is looking for a Radiation Therapist to
join our team! This full time position is at our McAllen location
at 1901 South 2nd Street. Texas Oncology is the largest community
oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+
providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our
founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they
believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all
communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the
critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still
the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology
and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based
cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More
victories." in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology
treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us? Come join our team that is responsible for helping
lead Texas Oncology in treating more patients diagnosed with cancer
than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a
competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision,
Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a
generous PTO program, and a 401k plan that comes with a company
match. In addition to a Wellness program that rewards you for
practicing a healthy lifestyle, and many other great perks, such as
Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program, and
discounts on some of your favorite retailers. What does the
Radiation Therapist do? The Radiation Therapist, under direct
supervision, administers radiation therapy treatments to patients.
Accuracy in positioning the beam of radiation to correspond with
the designated tumor volume and accurately delivering the
prescribed dose are paramount job functions. Supports and adheres
to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of
Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: The essential
duties and responsibilities:
- Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments
under the direction of a radiation oncologist and chief radiation
- Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters
into electronic medical record.
- Participates in clinical instruction of newly hired therapists
- Assists in maintaining patient appointment schedule and
submitting correct billing information.
- Accurately cuts electron blocks, when applicable
- Accurately makes custom molds.
- Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.
- Maintains clean, safe, and organized work environment.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate for the Radiation Therapist
will have the following background and experience
- Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology
- Minimum 1-year experience actively practicing as an RTT.
- ARRT certification required.
- TMB license required.
- Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy.
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