Radiation Therapist - Radiation Oncology Clinic
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016
UT Soutwestern University Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONFull/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Graduate of JRCERT accredited program in radiation therapy or equivalent. No experience required.Valid licensure as Medical Radiologic Technologist by Texas Department of Health.
Must have passed the registry exam as a Radiologic Technologist by the American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) and have valid licensure. CPR training required.
Operates treatment machine to deliver prescribed treatment dose.
Prepares patient for radiotherapy; Administers radiotherapy treat- ment and monitors patient during treatment.
Prepares treatment room and fabricates immobilization devices.
Coordinates patient scheduling and retrieval of patient records.
Assures radiation safety measures for patients and personnel.
Tracks, records and compiles all clinical research data of patients following departmental and IRB policies.
Participates in development of program's policies, procedures, and quality assurance methods.
Discusses technical problems with supervisor and faculty to suggest corrections and/or solutions.
Consults with supervisor or physician concerning treatment.
Assists in commissioning, calibration, quality assurance, and physical measurements as appropriate for system accuracy.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..