Radiation Therapist - PRN

Job Description

Job Overview: Provides basic patient care to patients when performing treatments and procedures. Performs prescribed treatments and procedures on radiation oncology patients according to physician prescriptions.

The Staff Radiation Therapist may perform the following duties:

  • Delivers radiation treatments according to physician prescription and treatment record. Displays competency in stereotactic and emergency treatment procedures. Operates specialized technologies for advanced treatment techniques.
  • Operates CT simulator according to safety guidelines. During simulation rotation assist physicians in the treatment planning area with treatment simulation. Creates custom immobilization devices specific to patient's physical abilities and physician orders. Photograph patients for documentation purposes. Performs simple calculations as required.
  • Captures images based on prescription and analyzes images to ensure accurate setup and treatment.
  • Maintains pre-treatment and treatment records. Obtains a signed consent, prescription, diagnosis, chart and patient identification as part of this record. Ensures all necessary documentation has been obtained and kept up-to-date for both accurate patient setup and to ensure proper documentation for insurance and billing.
  • Performs daily quality assurance including output measurements, mechanical functions, and imaging accuracy.
  • Maintains daily treatment schedule, including new starts and special procedures in coordination with physician schedules. Initiates charges.
  • Performs billing audits and checks charges weekly.
  • Instructs/supervises radiation therapy technology students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education: Must be a graduate of a JRCERT accredited program in the Radiation Therapy Technology.

Licenses and Certifications: Must be registered by, and in good standing, with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) as a Radiation Therapist, as well as licensed by the State of Ohio in Radiation Therapy, BLS certification prior to patient contact.

Experience: New graduates are acceptable.

Required Skills & Knowledge: Completing the competency checklist will be the provider-basis for the required skills and knowledge.

About Us

For more than 130 years, The Christ Hospital been the beacon for exceptional healthcare in the Greater Cincinnati community. We're industry pioneers, always pushing the boundaries and reimagining the future of healthcare.

Our culture promotes collaboration, diversity and innovation. Together, as a team, we work tirelessly to enhance healthcare quality, accessibility and safety.