SCOPE OF WORK: Under direct supervision, administers radiation therapy treatments to patients. Accuracy in positions 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 US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics Business Standards. 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program. Minimum 3 years experience actively practicing as an RTT. ARRT certification required. Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function 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 required to be present at the employee site during regular scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive period of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in person interaction with co-workers and management and or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00878025
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower 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.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually