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Rad Therapy Tech

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Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 3 months ago

VCU Health System's CMH Radiation - Oncology is seeking a part time, benefited Radiation Therapy Technician to apply ionizing radiation to the patient (inclusive of pediatric, adult and geriatric populations) in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the Radiation Oncologist and under the general supervision of the Chief Therapist. Educates, prepares and reassures patients and their families by answering questions, providing physical assistance and reinforcing physicians' advice regarding treatment reactions and post-treatment care. Participates in the orientation and education of patients.

Responsibilities

Works with minimal supervision, seeking advice from supervisor, physician or physics staff when required.

Qualifications

Required

Graduate of an AMA accredited School of Radiation Therapy Technology

Current RTT by ARRT

American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT) certification with a minimum of 12 hours of documented continuing education annually

Preferred

One (1) year of previous work experience as a Radiation Therapy Technologist

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.HR Use Only: PTO


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Rad Therapy Tech

Expired Job

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System