Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Under the supervision of a Radiation Oncologist or Radiation Therapist Lead, provides radiation therapy to patients.
Essential Responsibilities: Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Prepares equipment for immobilization and treatment as well as preparing required protective devices.
Positions the patient according to prescription for optimum exposure.
Responsible for entering data into computer, setting controls, making equipment adjustments and regulating dosages.
Provides necessary photography work of treatment areas.
Monitors patient throughout treatment for adverse reactions.
Assists with dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Works closely with the Radiation Oncologist and Radiation Therapist Lead in preparing prescribed treatment protocols.
Maintains files and charts.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy program.
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Certified by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in Radiation Therapy or eligible to sit for the exam. Incumbents may continue in this classification for up to 6 months and must receive certification within that timeframe. Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire.
Special Requirement: Some positions may require approval in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) guidelines for unescorted access to radioactive materials.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of radiologic technology, theory, practices, techniques and procedures. Knowledge of radiation safety policies. Ability to work under stress and function in emergency situations. Good communication skills and the ability to work with others. Computer skills.
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