Administers radiation therapy by exposing specific areas of the patient to prescribed doses of radiation. Maintain detailed records of all therapy sessions, noting on the patient's chart such information as the area treated, the radiation dosage, equipment control settings, the patient's reactions, and the total amount of radiation received to date.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision.
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a physician or manager. Typically requires graduation from an accredited radiation therapy program, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T) registry or registry eligibility in radiation therapy technology, and licensed by the State Department of Health Services. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Grandview Medical Center, a 402-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, Ala., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties.
The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center. Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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