Radiation Therapy Tech - Certified

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by delivering ionizing radiation to patients following the prescription of the Radiation Oncologist. Assists with treatment simulations and tumor localization with the guidance of the Radiation Oncologist and Dosimetrist.
 
Job Duties
  • Delivers Radiation therapy treatment
  • Assist with CT simulations
  • Constructs cerrobend electron blocks
  • Performs verification simulation on treatment machine
  • Completes and maintains treatment schedule
  • Performs weekly chart reviews
  • Assist with HDR procedures if needed
  • Performs initial chart review
Department Specific Duties
  • N/A
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have a solid understanding of the technical aspects of radiation therapy treatment administration.
  • Must be able to communicate well with patients and their families and other members of the health care team.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of radiation safety issues.
  • Must be proficient on the treatment machines within 6 months of hire.
Professional Experience
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in radiation oncology preferred.
Education
  • Certified as a Radiation Therapist by ARRT or board eligible for certification
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Iowa Department of Public Health licensure required
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Physical Demand Requirements
  • Heavy: Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Radiation Center
Schedule: PRN, Day, 7-4, to cover for vacation/leave

Job ID: 80747

Posted 12 days ago

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