Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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Summary:Administers radiation therapy treatments to oncology
patients. Works includes assessment, intervention, calculations,
documentation and patient education. Works is performed under the
general supervision of a radiation therapy supervisor and is
evaluated by conformance to standards and procedures.
Responsibilities:1. Administers radiation therapy in accordance
with physician's instructions and the patient's treatment plan.
Enters data into computer and set controls to operate and adjust
equipment and regulate dosage.2. Assists physicians, radiation
oncologists, clinical physicists and others as necessary to prepare
physical and technical aspects of radiation treatment plans, using
information about patient condition and anatomy. Constructs patient
immobilization devices as ordered by physicians3. Maintains patient
and billing records, reports and files according to department
policies and procedures, including information as radiation
dosages, equipment settings, and patients? reactions4. Performs
routine and complex radiation therapy treatments such as total body
irradiation, stereotactic radiosurgery, and low and high
brachytherapy according to established practices and standards.5.
Prepares equipment and room for patient. Uses appropriate
protective equipment and procedures to ensure safety of patients,
self, and others. Performs quality assurance procedures per state
and federal guidelines.6. Provides on-the-job clinical instruction
and evaluation for student radiation therapists.
Other information:Education Requirements:--- Graduation from a
Radiation Therapy Technologist program approved by the Council of
Allied Health Education and Accreditation
(CAHEA).Licensure/Certification Requirements:--- Radiation Therapy
certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
(ARRT) Or Board Eligible (must receive certification within one
year of hire)Professional Experience Requirements:--- No prior
experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities
Legal Employer: NCHEALTH
Entity: UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit: Rex Radiation Oncology
Work Type: Part Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 0.50
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a
NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care
System. This is not a State employed position.
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina
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