Full Job Description
Located in Manhattan, The New York Proton Center (NYPC) is one of the most unique and respected clinical partnerships in the world of proton therapy. The collaboration between Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center and Mount Sinai Health System brings state of the art proton therapy treatment to the patients of New York and the surrounding areas. The Consortium is managed by ProHEALTH Medical management, LLC.
Our team at NYPC is comprised of highly motivated, passionate, professional and engaged individuals working together as a dynamic team to deliver an exceptional level of patient care, providing the most advanced proton therapy technology. We offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefits package with flexibility for growth and career advancement.
If you meet the criteria and would like to be a part of our collaborative, innovative and patient focused team, please apply with a cover letter and copy of your resume, or CV, to the current opportunity listed below.
The Lead Radiation Therapist will function in a supervisory and direct patient care role. This position will be responsible for providing assistance to the Chief Radiation Therapist in the management of daily operations for New York Proton Center radiation therapy services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Administer safe and accurate radiation therapy treatment to ensure superior patient care
Demonstrate practice related learning and sharing knowledge and skills with others
Maintain flexible staff scheduling to promote maximum and efficient patient throughput
Demonstrate effective patient scheduling to promote maximum and efficient patient throughput
Promote adherence to documented policies and procedures
Efficiently maintain clinical supply levels
Assist in coordinating clinical operations with physicians, physicists, dosimetrists, nurses, and other associated health care professionals
Collaborate with the Chief Radiation Therapist to implement new clinical treatment techniques and procedures as necessary
Identify clinical environmental needs and demonstrate the appropriate follow-up action to address them
Collaborate with the Chief Radiation Therapist and Director of Clinical Operations to facilitate daily clinical activities
Offer new ideas, solutions, and /or options through innovative and critical thinking
Identify challenges and opportunities for change or improvement
Clearly and concisely convey relevant information in both formal in informal documentation
Utilize appropriate communication with all members of the healthcare team
Encourage collaboration and input from all team members, valuing the contributions of others
Balance individual goals with those of the team
Conduct themselves as a professional role model
Comply with all New York Proton Center policies related to Privacy Rules established under the Health Information Privacy and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Perform other job-related duties, as assigned
Must be a graduate of a JCERT accredited program in radiation therapy or a suitable equivalent
BS Degree in Radiation Therapy or a related health science field, preferred
License and Certification:
Must be certified and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in radiation therapy
Must be licensed by the New York State Department of Health as a radiologic technologist.
Must be certified in Basic Life Support/ CPR
Five years of experience as a radiation therapist with comprehensive clinical knowledge to include treatment delivery and simulation is required
Previous experience as a radiation therapist serving in a lead role
Previous experience in proton radiation therapy, required
The New York Proton Center (NYPC) strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.