Alliance HealthCare Services

Radiation Therapist

US-WV-Charleston
ID
2017-9522
Category
Healthcare - Oncology
Position Type
PT2 (20 - 29)

Job Responsibilities

At Alliance Oncology, our team members focus on transforming the patient experience and delivering exceptional quality care. Our commitment to patient care and excellence are reasons Alliance Oncology is a national leader in radiation oncology. It’s also the reason why Alliance is the partner of choice for hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers to whom we offer the latest oncology technologies and care.

  

You will deliver radiation treatment according to written prescriptions and treatment plans, ensuring safety in patient care through the consistent practice of departmental procedures. Our company culture encourages fresh ideas, teamwork and a focus on continuous improvement of the patient experience. Many of our team members spend a significant part of their careers here at Alliance as a result of their job satisfaction, the rewards enjoyed, and opportunity for advancement. If you are looking to be part of one of the very best healthcare teams in the nation, contact us today. We want to hear from you!

  

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assuring the quality of treatment delivery through the complete and accurate documentation of treatment records
  • Recognizing deviation from prescribed treatment delivery and reporting all deviations to the Chief Therapist and/or Physicist
  • Observing patients for expected and unexpected reactions to treatments and communicating these to appropriate staff members; reinforcing patient education/side effect management information and indicating non-compliance to medical/nursing staff
  • Taking localization radiographs according to planned treatment delivery, under the direction of a radiation oncologist; accurately inputting treatment-related data into the verify-and-record system
  • Assisting as needed in all treatment-related procedures
  • Performing and documenting daily and weekly QA activity for assigned equipment; notifying Chief Therapist immediately of findings outside the normal range of operations
  • Participating in programs to measure and improve the quality of care within the Department

 

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Position Requirements

  • Associate’s degree or at least 3 years of experience; advanced degre preferred
  • Completion of a formal radiation therapy technology program
  • Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiation Therapy-- ARRT (T)
  • Prior experience preferred 

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee may be exposed to radioactive isotopes, ionizing radiation, and a strong magnetic field. May be exposed to radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
  • More than 50% of the time:
    • Sit, stand, walk.
    • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.
    • See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients.
  • Less than 50% of the time:
    • Stoop, kneel or crawl.
    • Climb and balance.
    • Carry and lift (ability to move non-ambulatory patients from a sitting or lying position for transfer or to exam).

A division of Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ), we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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