PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The Radiation Therapy Therapist is responsible for the administration of radiation therapy services and monitors patient’s reactions.
Armes Family Cancer Care Center is a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, which provides a total continuum of care to more than 100,000 households in an eight-country area. The Blanchard Valley Health System mission is to provide 'Caring for a lifetime'.
Duty 1: The Radiation Therapist schedules patients in an efficient manner to accommodate patients, physicians and staffing schedules.
Duty 2: The Radiation Therapist delivers prescribed planned course of radiation therapy accurately to patients for control of disease process.
Duty 3: The Radiation therapist’s charts treatment records and billing accurately and timely to provide information daily in compliance with state and BVRCC policy and provide quality care.
Duty 4: The Radiation therapist notifies physicians regarding patient care concerns promptly and allows no misunderstanding from missed communications.
Duty 5: The Radiation therapist completes daily assignments and prepares for the next day efficiently and timely to keep department flow organized and patients satisfied.
Duty 6: The Radiation therapist will monitor supplies and equipment continually of offset adverse impact of potential situations dealing with supply and or equipment failure.
Duty 7: The Radiation Therapist will observe radiation safety measures for patients and personnel to be initiated properly to meet state requirement and department safe operating procedures.
Duty 8: Ensures correct CPT codes (Current Procedural Terminology) are being charged and correct encounter type is registered.
Duty 9: Other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of accredited school of Radiologic Technology and Radiation Therapy Technology required.
- Registered by ARRT.
- Current state of Ohio radiological license in radiation therapy.
- Interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures.
- Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
- Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status. Must be able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures.
- One to two years related work experience.
This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent walking, lifting, bending, climbing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, sitting and standing. The associate will be required to stand, walk, and sit for extensive periods of time. This position requires the employee to lift fifty pounds. The associate must have excellent eye-hand coordination and reach work above the shoulders. This position requires corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Associate must have excellent verbal communication skills to assist the patients, and physicians.
This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)