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Radiation Therapist Reg

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Roswell
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


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:

  • Participates in Quality Control monitoring.
    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.
  • Follows proper procedure to ensure safety to self and patient.
    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
  • Understands and completes correctly all patient set-ups
    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.
  • Miscellaneous items
    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:
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct. Qualifications

      Required Minimum Education:
      • Associate's Degree Must be a graduate from an accredited Radiation therapy program Required Required Minimum Experience:
        • Minimum 2 years Experience in Radiation Therapy Preferred Required Minimum Skills:
          • Demonstrates ability to treat/simulate patients. Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):
            • ARRT Radiation Therapy - Required
            • Basic Life Support - Required
            • BLS - Instructor - Required
            • BLS - Provisional - Required

Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Roswell , Radiation Therapist Reg, Healthcare , Roswell, Georgia

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