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Radiation Therapist - Carle Cancer Center

Company: CARLE
Location: Normal
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

According to established procedures, assists physicians by treating patients with prescribed doses of ionizing radiation supplied and controlled through specialized radiation equipment. In doing so, prepares treatment room, explains procedures to patients, positions patients and administers treatments and obtains images. Monitors patients during therapy sessions to ensure patients' comfort and to observe changes in patients' condition. Simulates patient treatment according to the treatment plan and designs and constructs custom treatment devices for individual patients. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served. Participates in a variety of clerical duties necessary for department functioning.Performs CT simulations independently, consistently, effectively and accurately.Performs daily quality assurance checks, delivers daily treatments and operates the TrueBeam and Tomo Therapy machines using the highest safety standards. Accurately and consistently sets up patients for treatment.Provides service in a timely manner. Participates in making recommendations to the department leader regarding utilization of supplies, equipment and quality improvement.Performs clinical setups and electron cutouts proficiently.Identifies ways to improve processes, recommends solutions and implements appropriately. Measures outcomes and utilizes data to recommend changes.Accepts responsibility for working on-call hours and follows the written on-call policy.Performs computerized documentation on the electronic medical record (ARIA) that is timely and accurate, including order entry, billing and coding functions.Independently seeks out opportunities to learn and grow both interpersonally and functionally.Accepts and completes other duties as assigned.

Keywords: CARLE, Normal , Radiation Therapist - Carle Cancer Center, Healthcare , Normal, Illinois

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