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The Radiation Oncology Service Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist is a graduate of an approved program in therapeutic radiologic technology, evidence by a certificate or an associate's degree from program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT (T). Must maintain certification and in good standing with governing bodies. The incumbent will performs CT treatment planning scans for treatment planning/tumor localization, compensators and customized patient immobilization devices. Schedules treatments in a manner as to optimize accelerator times while maintaining flexibility for emergency cases. Performs quality control of the treatment machines by taking recorded readings every morning prior to patient treatments using the dosimetry verification and record system for each energy level. Identifies individual patient by the required identification methods set forth by hospital policy and departmental procedures before simulation and each daily radiation treatment is delivered. Knowledge of consultations, simulation, and treatment planning and treatment procedures. Verify correct patient consent(s) are signed by the physician prior to initiating CT Simulation. Prepare required contrast materials that are to be used for treatment simulations. Ability to recognize abnormalities in relevant labs required for the administration of IV contrast and notifies appropriate staff. Operate CT Simulator, documents reproducible patient treatment position set-ups that can be accurately used for daily treatments on the Linear Accelerator. Provides custom patient immobilization devices as instructed or departmental protocols. Possesses knowledge of electronic radiation treatment chart (EMR) for set-up instructions, appointment scheduling and image review. Verify correct multi-leaf collimation and electronic dynamic wedges. Obtain isocenter verification by the use to cone-beanm CT and or the use of the on-board imaging system. Follow departmental procedures for electronic charting and coding utilizing ARIA and CPRS. Routinely takes port/verification images on patients under radiation treatment-to maintain record of treatment accuracy in accordance to departmental procedures, checks and verifies any changes in accordance with the physician's request and departmental imaging policy and procedure. Assist patients to and from the treatment room, as well as safely transferring them on and off the treatment table as necessary. Maintain treatment rooms and equipment in a clean, neat, and safe condition at all times as well as ensures appropriate supply availability. Knowledge of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NCR) regulations. Participate in reviewing, reviving or authoring policies and procedures as needed or assigned. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for warm up rotation, and participates in on-call rotation Financial Disclosure Report: Not required ************THIS IS A BARGAINING UNIT POSITION*************
Internal Number: 598787200
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