Radiation Therapist Reg
Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: May 27, 2023
Wellstar North Fulton in Roswell, Georgia is seeking a FT Day Radiation Therapist. The Radiation Therapist in the Radiation Oncology Department applies ionizing radiation to a diverse population of patients in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the Radiation Oncologist. They must be capable of operating radiation-producing equipment utilizing radiation safety measures and be able to perform a series of complex and precise technical procedures.
Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions:
a. Delivers consistent precise therapy to a designated treatment area.
b. Demonstrates skill in patient assessment, performing procedures and giving specialty care to patients, considering the age of the patient and appropriately adopts care for age (adolescent, adult and geriatrics).
c. Documents appropriately in Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
d. Demonstrates a willingness to perform additional tasks and gives assistance when necessary to others.
e. Recognizes own limitations and/or needs and seeks assistance as needed.
f. Reports adverse reactions to physician immediately and follows policy and procedure (P/P) for documentation.
g. Educates patient/family on expected side effects, use of blocks, wedges and other treatment aids.
h. Follows P/P to ensure precise treatment per physician prescription.
i. Follows P/P to ensure precise treatment per physicist?s instruction in chart or computer.
a. Assesses mobility of patients and manages accordingly, looks at EMR for fall precautions.
b. Wears radiation safety badges at all times.
c. Practices universal precautions.
d. Participates in daily warm-up procedures to ensure output is within tolerances
e. Advises manager of any discrepancies and any material item that needs replaced or fixed as soon as possible
a. Simulates new patients and/or patients with new treatment fields with no errors and according to physician?s written order in EMR.
b. Schedules patients appropriately and always lets patient know of any changes prior to changes being made.
a. Will do other tasks as assigned
b. Participates in on-call rotation
c. Is active as a student clinical instructor with both RTT and RTR students. Will evaluate and give feedback to both students and Clinical Advisor. Required for All Jobs:
Required Minimum Education:
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