Radiation Therapist

UC Health Fort Collins , CO 80521

Posted 1 week ago

Summary:

Administers radiation therapy as prescribed by a physician in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

Work Schedule: PRN Days

Responsibilities:

Reviews patient history, physician's orders and radiation therapy treatment plan. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

Determines patient treatment plan in collaboration with physician and dosimetrist. Delivers therapy according to treatment plan. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

Prepares equipment and supplies, including linear accelerator. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters.

Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including re-positioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Technologist program.

  • Required Licensure/Certification: ARRT(T) Certification.

  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

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