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Radiation Therapist

Apply Job ID 10428041 Date posted 01/04/2019

Essential Job functions

Clinical Duties:

  • Verify patient consent is documented
  • Prepare and position patients for simulation and treatment
  • Create and manage simulation and verification images
  • Document procedural timeout
  • Perform daily warm up on all treatment equipment deliver the treatment as directed and prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist
  • Keep accurate records of the treatment of each patient
  • Observe radiation safety and protection procedures
  • Apply principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self and others
  • Monitor the patient visually and aurally during treatment
  • Involvement with treatment planning, which includes the exact location of the tumor and optimal technique for treatment
  • Achieves precision patient alignment using imaging and external markings
  • Assist in the computer planning of the specific treatment plan
  • Collaborates with radiation oncologists, medical physicists and medical dosimetrists to compensate for treatment inaccuracies; and reports deviations from the standard or planned treatment

General Job functions:

  • Participate actively in both the quality assurance required by law and/or accreditation institutions, and in clinical quality improvement initiatives
  • Work with IT Aria administrator to ensure automated billing system is optimized and assist in audits

Physical Job Requirements.

  • Pushing and pulling, taking frequency and weight into consideration.
  • Physical strength to lift heavy objects, carts, or items, taking frequency and weight into consideration.
  • Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account.
  • Physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers.
    • Balance is maintained during climbing, bending and/or reaching
    • Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking).
  • Travel

    • Position based out of both Berkeley Heights and Florham Park offices
    • Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed
    • Willing to travel for vendor training, as needed
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