Radiation Therapist

Phoenix CyberKnife and Radiation Oncology - Phoenix, AZ

Full-time
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The Radiation Therapist, under the direction of a radiation oncologist, performs a variety of technical procedures applying ionizing radiation. A strong applicant must be computer savvy, able to multitask, work well under pressure, and have excellent communication skills. Detail oriented, excels in a busy clinic, independent, strong technical skills, first level critical thinking and problem solving, self-confident, good teamwork skills, and a self-starter.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare treatment room and equipment according to patients’ setup instructions
  • Reviews patients’ chart for patient identification, consent, overall treatment plan, and dose prescription
  • Correctly positions patient for radiation treatment
  • Correctly sets up monitors for radiation treatment
  • Performs daily warm-up on equipment and reports malfunctions
  • Performs diodes on patients as needed
  • Schedules patient treatment appointment
  • Stocks treatment room
  • Performs treatments with brachytherapy procedures such as skin, breast and vaginal cylinders
  • May be asked to work in non-regular clinic hours if necessary for urgent/emergent patient care at other centers
  • Provides appropriate patient education and support as related to study requested
  • Assures patient charges are performed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Aria EHR, Varian TrueBeam, HDR, Cyberknife, SRS, SBRT, IGRT, CBCT, Hyperarc and GE CT Scanner

Job Type: Full-time

License:

  • BLS (Preferred)
  • Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy program. ARRT (Required)
  • Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona Certification (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off