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 role of the radiation therapist at New York Proton Center is to provide direct patient care utilizing proton radiation therapy.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures accurate and precise treatment delivery and date capture
Demonstrates sound clinical judgement in daily activities involving treatment delivery and
Reviews all set-up instructions, radiation prescriptions, consents, treatment plan, and any
other documentation related to treatment delivery
Explains treatment process to the patient in a clear and concise manner that promotes
Answers any questions that the patient may have which is within the scope of practice of
the radiation therapist. All other questions will be referred to the treating physician or
appropriate healthcare practitioner.
Visually monitors the patient during treatment
Maintains appropriate treatment and simulation records and data
Performs required quality assurance procedures and documents accordingly. All
measurements outside of establishes parameters will be immediately relayed to the
physicist, engineering staff, and Chief Therapist.
Adheres to all departmental policies and procedures and serve as a role model for
Adapts without difficulty to changes in work schedule or assigned area as patient load
Maintains licensure, registration, and certifications as required
Works within the Practice Standards as defined by the American Society of Radiologic
Completes all mandatory orientation, training, and continued education as required
Demonstrates professional behaviors at all times
Utilizes resources, equipment, and supplies efficiently
Comply with all NYPC policies related to Privacy Rules established under the Health Information Privacy and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Perform other job-related duties, as assigned
Required: Must be a graduate of a JCERT accredited program in radiation therapy or a
Preferred: Baccalaureate Degree in Radiation Therapy or a related health science field
License and Certification
Required: Certified and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in
Radiation Therapy or ARRT Board exam eligible
Must be licensed by the New York State Department of Health as a radiologic
technologist or eligible
Must be certified in Basic Life Support/ CPR Experience
One year of experience as a Radiation Therapy Technologist preferred, but not
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.