Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is in search of a radiation therapist that will work as needed to accurately administer radiation treatments as prescribed by the radiation oncologist. Maintain detailed records electronically in the EMR (Aria). Assess patients daily to provide the best care based on individual needs. Deliver prescribed and planned dose of radiation to patients. Work closely with the physician and physics/ dosimetry staff in preparation of a treatment plan that is customized to the needs of the patient. Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety, environmental standards and infection control standards.
Manually calculates and/or verifies monitor units calculations.
TrueBeam and Aria experience preferred.
Prepares room and equipment for patient by gathering all necessary equipment and setup devices.
Uses hand and couch controls, sets appropriate treatment unit parameters.
Activates the treatment unit and delivers the prescribed dose of radiation.
Obtains appropriate port films on patients when prescribed; makes adjustments in field placement as needed.
Maintains visual and/or audible communication with the patient during treatment.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required
Commitment to patients and colleagues
Internal Number: 41320BR
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