Overview: Thousands of patients trust their care to Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia . Founded in 1984 by renowned radiation oncologist Dr. Frank Critz, Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia today is a center of excellence in radiation treatment for cancer. We use the latest radiation technology and meticulous research to treat men and women with different types of cancer including breast, prostate, lung, colon, lymphatic and many others. Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is also home to the oldest and most successful prostate seed implant program in existence. We're proud to say that our treatment for prostate cancer, ProstRcision®, has the world's highest proven cure rate.
Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is part of The US Oncology Network, a community of more than 1,400 affiliated physicians with expertise in medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, urology, oncology surgery and other specialties. Practices in The Network deliver advanced integrated cancer care supported by a network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. The Network practices have more than 400 sites of care in over 25 states and treat over 850,000 patients annually.
We have an immediate opening for a Radiation Therapist I to join our team.
Under direct supervision, administers radiation therapy treatments to patients.
Accuracy in positioning the beam of radiation to correspond with the designated tumor volume and accurately delivering the prescribed dose are paramount job functions.
Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist and chief radiation therapist.
-Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into electronic medical record. Participates in clinical instruction of newly hired therapists and students.
-Assists in maintaining patient appointment schedule and submitting correct billing information.
-Accurately cuts blocks, when applicable.
-Accurately makes custom molds.
-Accurately completes simple mu calculations.
-Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.
-Maintains clean, safe, and organized work environment. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program. Position is entry level and requires 0-3 years experience actively practicing as an RTT. ARRT certification required. Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Requires vision and hearing corrected to normal ranges.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment and requires significant interaction with management, staff and external auditors and clients. Work will require frequent travel by air or automobile, approximately 70% of workweek, on average.
Applicants will be hired into the title appropriate to their credentials and years of experience.