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Northwell Health Radiation & Oncology Therapist in Greenlawn, New York

Req Number 4111

Job Description

Job Description

Performs a variety of technical procedures in the application and delivery of radiation therapy, as prescribed by the physician.

Job Responsibility

  • Interprets and delivers accurate radiation therapy treatment courses to patients as prescribed by the physician.

  • Positions patient correctly using proper immobilization devices.

  • Identifies and utilizes beam modifying devices i.e. wedges, bolus, electron cones, lead blocks, and compensation devices, etc.

  • Calculates and delivers treatment doses as prescribed.

  • Assists in the evaluation of course of treatment and plans accordingly any impending alteration to avoid any interruption in patient’s treatment plan.

  • Documents pertinent information to facilitate patient’s set-up i.e., tattoos, photos, localization’s, dose calculations, irregular field tracings, immobilization devices, etc.

  • Amends any charting errors in accordance with Hospital and departmental procedures under supervision.

  • Performs routine quality assurance checks as outlined by machine manufacturers and departmental physicists.

  • Recognizes and reports any irregular patient symptoms to appropriate personnel.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Associate's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Current License to practice as a Radiologist in New York State, and Current Radiology Technologist Certification in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

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