Radiation Therapist

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
May 23, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:General Summary:
Administers ionizing radiation therapy to patients in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the Radiation Oncologist. Collaborates with the physicist, dosimetrist, chief therapist, and Radiation Oncologist in the planning and simulation of treatments.
Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):
A.R.R.T. certification.
Current licensure by the state of Maryland to practice radiation therapy.
BLS certified within the probationary period.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
High school diploma and Completion of American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (A.R.R.T.) approved Radiological Technology Program.
At least one year of experience as a therapist in a radiation oncology facility is preferred.
Experience using linear accelerators with multileaf columnators, CT simulators, and HDR therapy is preferred.
Basic computer skills to include data entry and retrieval.
Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.Job Description Details:

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