View All Jobs/Careers

Mobile emory-healthcare Logo

Job Information

Emory Healthcare/Emory University Radiation Therapist I, PRN in United States

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Radiation Therapist. No matter where you are in your Radiation Therapy career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. Our Radiation Therapists are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

Description

This position pays a flat rate of : $40/ Hour. Eligible for shift differentials.

SHIFT: Varied days and hours, must be flexible.

LOCATION: Winship Emory Midtown

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Under the supervision of the Chief Radiation Therapist, performs treatment and simulation procedures, as directed by the Radiation Oncologist.

  • Perform radiation treatment and simulation procedures in accordance with the Radiation Oncologists instructions and departmental procedures.

  • Prepare and/or administer IV and oral contrast.

  • Perform POCT testing for pregnancy, and in preparation for IV contrast administration.

  • Prepare treatment room and equipment for patient according to the prescription and simulation, including placement of immobilization devices, setting of treatment devices, verifying parameters and any protection devices.

  • Acquires and analyzes digital radiographs of all treatment areas.

  • Operate CT simulation unit, and supporting equipment; Power injector, gating, model construction equipment.

  • May assist in special procedures including HDR; Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Implants.

  • Perform initial set-up checks to facilitate daily set-up consistency, and confirm congruency between prescription, treatment site, treatment plan parameters, and other relevant information.

  • Monitor patient visually and audibly during therapy procedure for any unusual reactions or events.

  • Interface in a highly collaborative manner with all members of the patient's care team including: radiation oncologists, physicists, dosimetrists, nurses, social workers, administration and others.

  • Schedule patients for treatment to optimize department efficiency and patient convenience.

  • Reports changes in patient's condition or inappropriate response to treatment to Radiation Oncologist or Nurse.

  • Support training and oversight of radiation therapy students within the guidelines of the program and the department.

  • Complete daily QA process for CT scanner and Linear Accelerators.

  • Records results and reports suboptimal performance of these systems to the Medical Physicist and other designated personnel.

  • Conduct new plan and therapist chart check quality assurance audits on charts of those patients starting and under treatment; ensure required set-up instructions are recorded and plan timeouts are completed.

  • Submits SAFE or RO-ILS reports as needed.

  • Provides patient care and/or support activities appropriate to all ages served, primarily adults ages 18-65 or geriatric patients ages overage 65.

  • May also include care for infant age 0-1 year, child ages 1-12 years or adolescent 13-17 years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certificate or degree from an accredited Radiation Therapy Technology program.

  • At a minimum be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or be registry eligible.

  • If registry eligible they must complete and pass the registry within 6 months of employment.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

Additional Details

We'll fuel your professional journey with:

  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1

  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs

  • Family-focused benefits

  • Wellness incentives

  • Ongoing mentorship and leadership programs

  • And more

Connect With Us!

Connect with us for general consideration!

Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, , 30308

Campus Location Atlanta

Department WEM Radiation Oncology

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 113915

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 4 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $0.00/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $0.00/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

DirectEmployers