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Radiation Therapist

Company: Affiliated Oncologists
Location: Hazel Crest
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care and in 2017 Vantage Oncology joined The US Oncology Network. The US Oncology Network empowers the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians. The US Oncology Network has 1,400 affiliated physicians, 400 locations across the United States and 800,000 patients treated annually. -SCOPE: 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. -PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. -WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.

Keywords: Affiliated Oncologists, Chicago , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Hazel Crest, Illinois

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