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Texas Oncology is looking for a Radiation Therapistto join our team! This position is for Odessa, Texas, one of the 175+ sites we have across the state of Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer.
Why work for us?
One reason to join our team is because we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a 401-k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you just for tracking your steps, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers. Responsibilities: What does the Radiation Therapist do?
The Radiation Therapist, u nder 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.
The 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: The ideal candidate for the Radiation Therapist will have the following background and experience:
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.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.