Radiation Therapy Tech

MedStar Health
3800 Reservoir Road
Washington, DC 20007
United States

Category
Industry
Healthcare & Social Assistance
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

MedStar Health is seeking a Radiation Therapist to work the day shift at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital!

 
 

The Radiation Therapy Technologist delivers a planned course of radiation therapy under the direction of a physician, provides patient care and performs other support services.

Duties

* Verifies and delivers physician's prescribed course of radiation therapy, immobilizes patients, utilizes beam directional devices, wedges compensating filters and customized blocks as applicable, insures the clinical, physical and psychological needs of patients are met during treatments, reports signs of complications or other changes in status and transports patients.

* Documents a prescribed course of radiation therapy through accurately maintaining daily treatment records, recording patient set-up instructions, diagramming of patient's treatment fields, taking & labeling films of each treatment field of each patient as needed and filing approved films.

* Prepares patients for procedures, providing explanations when needed.

Qualifications

* B.S. degree in Radiation Technology preferred.

* One year experience as a Radiation Therapy Technologist preferred, but not required. Able to apply principles of radiation physics, radiation interaction and radiation protection.

* Professional ARRT certification mandatory within twenty-four months of employment.

* Basic technical expertise required, able to organize, set priorities and remain calm in extremely stressful or emergency situations.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

Job Requirements
Qualifications

* B.S. degree in Radiation Technology preferred.

* One year experience as a Radiation Therapy Technologist preferred, but not required. Able to apply principles of radiation physics, radiation interaction and radiation protection.

* Professional ARRT certification mandatory within twenty-four months of employment.

* Basic technical expertise required, able to organize, set priorities and remain calm in extremely stressful or emergency situations.
Employer
Jenice Rubio
10980 Grantchester Way
Columbia MD 21044
United States

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